Trade Names/Brand Names :
Alfasid, Ampisid, Amplipen, Bactesul, Bactesyn, Bitammon, Combicid, Devasid, Duobak, Duobaktam, Duocid, Fipexiam, Nobecid, Picyn, Sulamp, Sulbamox IBL, Sulcid, Sultamat, Sultamicilina, Sultasid, Sultibac, Unacid PD oral, Unasyna, Viccillin-SX, Ampigen SB, Begalin, Bitammon, Sinif, Unacid PD oral, Unasyn,
Why it is prescribed :
This medication is an antibiotic combination, prescribed for urinary tract infection, otitis media, and gonorrhea. It is a mutual pro drug of ampicillin and sulbactam.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications):
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 375-750 mg twice daily.
How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Warnings and Precautions :
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of newborns, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Monitor liver, kidney functions regularly while taking this medication.
It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Side Effects :
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rashes, itching, blood dyscrasias, super infections, dizziness, difficulty in breathing.
Other Precautions :
Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions :
Store the medication at room temperature.