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What should I discuss with my doctor before taking ampicillin?

Before you take a new prescription medication, you should talk with your doctor or health care provider about any past allergic reactions that you may have had to medications. For ampicillin, be sure to tell your doctor about any allergies to penicillin or drugs that are in the penicillin family. Also, always tell your doctor about any current medications, vitamins or supplements that you are taking because they can interact with new medications.

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