Sultamicillin - Drug InformationGeneric Name : Sultamicillin
Latest prescription information about Sultamicillin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
International :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):Hypersensitivity.
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.
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