Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Tab: Sultamicillin. Inj: Sultamicillin: Ampicillin, sulbactam
Indications/Uses
Upper & lower resp tract infections; sinusitis, otitis media & epiglottitis; bacterial pneumonia; UTI & pyelonephritis; intra-abdominal infections including peritonitis, cholecystitis, endometritis & pelvic cellulitis; bacterial septicaemia; skin, soft tissue, bone & joint infections, gonococcal infections. Prophylaxis of post-op infection in patients undergoing abdominal or pelvic surgery. Prophylaxis of post-op sepsis in termination of pregnancy or caesarean section.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult & childn >30 kg 375-750 mg twice daily. Childn <30 kg 25-50 mg/kg/day in 2 divided dose. Uncomplicated gonorrhoea 2.25 g as a single dose + probenecid 1 g concomitantly. Inj Adult 1.5-12 g/day in divided doses every 6-8 hr up to a max of 4 g/day of sulbactam. Childn, infant & neonates 150 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 6-8 hr. Prophylaxis of surgical infections 1.5-3 g upon induction of anesth. May be repeated every 6-8 hr.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms. Check periodically for organ system dysfunction eg, renal, hepatic & haematopoietic system. Neonates.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances, rash, itching, drowsiness/sedation, fatigue, malaise & headache.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01CR04 - sultamicillin ; Belongs to the class of penicillin combinations, including beta-lactamase inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
J01CR01 - ampicillin and beta-lactamase inhibitor ; Belongs to the class of penicillin combinations, including beta-lactamase inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Bactesyn powd for inj 1.5 g
Packing/Price
1's (Rp171,500/vial)
Form
Bactesyn powd for inj 750 mg
Packing/Price
1's (Rp91,000/vial)
Form
Bactesyn tab 375 mg
Packing/Price
30's (Rp600,000/pak)
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