SAM AT 5MG TABLET

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Aretaeus Pharmaceuticals

Composition for SAM AT 5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

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Kidney
61.21
₹6.12/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for SAM AT

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of SAM AT TABLET

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Uses of SAM AT TABLET

Sam at 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of SAM AT TABLET

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How to use SAM AT 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. It is better to take Sam at 5mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How SAM AT TABLET works

Sam at 5mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on SAM AT TABLET

Expert advice for SAM AT TABLET

  • Do not take ampicillin with food or milk.
  • Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ampicillin, penicillin, cephalosporin, any other antibiotic of this class or any other ingredient of suspension/capsule.
  • Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you suffer from liver problems ar diabetes.
Warnings
Special precautions for SAM AT 5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sam at 5mg tablet 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for SAM AT 5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Ampicillin

Q. Is ampicillin and amoxicillin the same?
Ampicillin and amoxicillin belongs to the same group of penicillin antibiotics, but differ slightly in their uses
Q. Is ampicillin light-sensitive?
Yes, ampicillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Q. Does ampicillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Ampicillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
Q. Is ampicillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, ampicillin is not a prodrug
Q. Is ampicillin a cephalosporin?
Ampicillin is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take ampicillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Ampicillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Q. Can I take ampicillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Ampicillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampicillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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