Ampicillin (Blue Cross) 500 mg Tablet

Manufactured by Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd.
Composition: Ampicillin
Prescription Required: Yes


Ampicillin (Blue Cross) 500 mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat a variety of conditions caused by bacterial infections of the lungs, heart, brain and urinary tract. It should be taken on an empty stomach for better absorption. Inform the doctor if you are allergic to this medicine.


Commonly asked questions for Ampicillin (Blue Cross) 500 mg Tablet

Onset of action

The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 2 hours after an oral dose.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 6 hours.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies have been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. But the evidence is inadequate and it should be used only when necessary after consulting a doctor.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. Any incidence of rashes on skin or diarrhea in the infant should be reported. It is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.


List of substitutes for Ampicillin (Blue Cross) 500 mg Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ampicillin (Blue Cross) 500 mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Campicillin 500 MG InjectionCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Olin 500 MG InjectionAbbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Piracillin 500 MG InjectionAbbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.


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