Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes- oral suspension
Liquid sugar free or not
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Not recommended. Enteral ampicillin is poorly absorbed.
Available as other formulations?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing/opening capsules is not recommended.