Medicine Overview of Salbazone Powder for Injection
Side Effects of Salbazone are Diarrhoea, Altered liver function test, Allergic reaction, Anemia (low number of red blood cells).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Salbazone 1gm/0.5gm Injection is a combination of two medicines: Cefoperazone and Sulbactam. Cefoperazone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefoperazone against bacteria.
In Depth Information on Salbazone Powder for Injection
Salbazone Powder for Injection related warnings
Salbazone 1gm/0.5gm Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Salbazone 1gm/0.5gm Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Salbazone 1gm/0.5gm Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
It is not known whether Salbazone 1gm/0.5gm Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Salbazone 1gm/0.5gm Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Salbazone 1gm/0.5gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Salbazone Powder for Injection
The Salbazone is a combination of two medicines: Cefoperazone and Sulbactam. Cefoperazone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefoperazone against bacteria.
Q. Can the use of Salbazone cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Salbazone can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Salbazone cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Salbazone can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your stoamch or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Q. Can I stop taking Salbazone when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Salbazone and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. Does Salbazone expire?
Yes, Salbazone does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Salbazone after the expiry date.
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