Amoxicillin vs Ampicillin for UTI

Amoxicillin
(Rx)
Ampicillin
(Rx)
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic.
Ampicillin is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.1
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for UTI
1.5
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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February 9, 1976
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
79,036 Discussions
6,233 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Ear Infection
#5 for UTI
#6 for Lyme
#7 for Sore Throat
#8 for Strep Throat
#11 for Acne
#12 for Bronchitis
#13 for Pneumonia
#14 for Abscess
#15 for Tonsilitis
Amoxicillin is prescribed for Infection, Ear Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#4 for Pneumonia
Ampicillin is prescribed for Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amo
Allergy
10
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Weakness
1
Irritability
1
Depression
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Amp
Allergy
8
Nausea
2
Tiredness
1
Dizziness
1
Weakness
1
Diabetes
1
Hearing Loss
1
Spotting
1
Cancer
1
Drowsiness
1
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Ampicillin
Amp
Allergy
Amo
Amp
10
8
Tiredness
Amo
Amp
2
1
Nausea
Amo
Amp
2
2
Dizziness
Amo
Amp
1
1
Insomnia
Amo
Amp
1
0
Weakness
Amo
Amp
1
1
Irritability
Amo
Amp
1
0
Depression
Amo
Amp
1
0
Stomach Problems
Amo
Amp
1
0
Diabetes
Amo
Amp
1
1
Allergy
Amp
Amo
8
10
Nausea
Amp
Amo
2
2
Tiredness
Amp
Amo
1
2
Dizziness
Amp
Amo
1
1
Weakness
Amp
Amo
1
1
Diabetes
Amp
Amo
1
1
Hearing Loss
Amp
Amo
1
0
Spotting
Amp
Amo
1
0
Cancer
Amp
Amo
1
0
Drowsiness
Amp
Amo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Amoxicillin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Ampicillin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amoxicillin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ampicillin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 125 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg, 775 mg, 875 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg
Drops: 50 mg/mL
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals or else drug effectiveness may be decreased.
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate
Ampicillin Trihydrate, Ampicillin Anhydrous, Ampicillin Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amoxicillin and Ampicillin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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