7 Sep 2009
Both the antibiotics amoxicillin and ampicillin belong to the penicillin class of antibiotics and are similar in effectiveness.
Amoxicillin is easier to take - it doesn't matter how it is taken in relation to food.
Ampicillin is usually taken four times a day and must be taken on an empty stomach.
Amoxicillin is usually taken three times a day with or without food.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
1 answer • 30 Jun 2010
My mother is hospitalized with cellulitis & sepsis. She is diabetic. Multiple drs keep changing her antibiotics. Last night she was told she was ...
1 answer • 17 Nov 2010
1 answer • 24 May 2013