I am a 45 year old male that was suffering from persistent acne. My doctor prescribed me 500mg twice a day. I only used 500mg once a day for a month. I then started opening the capsules and reducing the dosage. I now take 125mg a day and have been doing so for 5 months with good results and no side effects. I have also been taking a daily probiotic. Has anyone taken Ampicillin for longer than 5 months?
You could very well be causing resistant bacteria. There is a reason drs prescribe certain doses, and that is because that is the dose needed to get rid of bacteria. Less then that can cause the bacteria to just mutate to fight it.
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