Saltum Tablet

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Introduction

Saltum Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that helps the body fight infections caused by bacteria. It is used to treat infections of the urinary tract and ear (otitis media), as well as gonorrhea. It will not work for viral infections such as the common cold or flu.

Saltum Tablet may be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.

Uses of Saltum Tablet

Benefits of Saltum Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Saltum Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is effective for bacterial infections of the urinary tract and ear (otitis media), as well as gonorrhea. It stops the growth of infection causing bacteria and helps in treating the infection. Take it in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor as doing so may cause the infection to return or worsen. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Saltum Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Saltum

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Saltum Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Saltum Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Saltum Tablet works

Saltum Tablet is a double ester of sulbactam plus ampicillin. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering. It has enhanced activity against bacteria and less antibiotic resistance.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Saltum Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Saltum Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Saltum Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Saltum Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Saltum Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Saltum Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Saltum Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms. 
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • It can be taken with or without food or as directed by your doctor.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Saltum Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Penicillin
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Ampicillin & Sulbactam ester compound

Patient concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
Done CABG at Gurgaon. feeling well.but at chest stitches one small pore seen with puss and water.general surgeon advised Saltum tab.it is ok for heart or what to do pl advise
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Need to see your surgeon
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FAQs

Q. Is Saltum Tablet safe?

Saltum Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Saltum Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Saltum Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Can the use of Saltum Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Saltum Tablet can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it can also affect the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. If you experience severe diarrhea, inform your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Saltum Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Saltum Tablet without talking to your doctor even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. If you stop using Saltum Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen. Continue taking Saltum Tablet in the dose and duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Who should not use Saltum Tablet?

Use of Saltum Tablet should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Saltum Tablet or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Saltum Tablet for the first time, consult your doctor.

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References

  1. PubChem. Sultamicillin tosilate. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Sultamicillin tosilate. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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