Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection

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Composition for Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection

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Uses of Cefotaxime

Cefotaxime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Cefotaxime

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefotaxime

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection works

Cefotaxime is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.
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Uses of Sulbactam

Sulbactam is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Sulbactam

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Jaundice, Abnormal liver function tests, Allergic reaction, Hives, Redness of skin, Ankle swelling, Limb swelling, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Skin swelling, Tongue swelling, Throat swelling, Injection site bruising, Injection site bleeding, Stomach cramp, Wheezing.

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How to use Sulbactam

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection works

Sulbactam blocks the action of the enzymes produced by bacteria to inactivate the antibiotics.

In Depth Information on Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection

Expert advice for Cefotaxime

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefotaxime and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Cefotaxime can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.

Expert advice for Sulbactam

  • It is preferentially given as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle but tablet form is also available.
  • Tell the doctor if you have diabetes and regularly check your urine for sugar level; ampicillin and sulbactam may cause false positive results.
  • Do not start or continue the sulbactam and consult your doctor: If you have asthma, runny nose due to allergy (hay fever), or kidney or gastrointestinal disease especially inflammation of large intestine (colitis), If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding or become pregnant while taking ampicillin and sulbactam.
Warnings
Special precautions for Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sultax 250 mg/125 mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Sultax 250 mg/125 mg 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, slee
py, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sultax
250 mg/125 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sultax 250 mg/125 mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cefotaxime

Q. Is cefotaxime a sulfa, penicillin or broad spectrum antibiotic?
Cefotaxime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a third generation, broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic
Q. Is cefotaxime compatible with potassium and TPN?
Yes, cefotaxime can be given with potassium and TPN (total parenteral nutrition)
Q. Is Cefotaxime ototoxic (toxic to the ear)?
No, Cefotaxime is not an ototoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin), it may increase ototoxicity
Q. Is Cefotaxime bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Cefotaxime is a bactericidal agent
Q. What organisms does Cefotaxime cover?
Cefotaxime is active against Escherichia coli, group A and B streptococci, pseudomonas and staphylococcus bacteria. In some cases, Streptococcus pneumonia may show resistance to the drug. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
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Frequently asked questions for Sulbactam

Q. Is Sulbactam a sulfa (sulfonamide) drug?
Sulbactam does not contain sulfa. It is a semisynthetic beta lactamase Inhibitor
Q. What is Sulbactam sodium?
Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor used as the sodium salt to increase the antibacterial activity of penicillins
Q. Is Sulbactam safe?
Sulbactam is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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