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    Sulzone 2G Injection 1Vial

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    SPECIFICATION

    Requires Prescription (YES/NO)

    Yes

    Generics

    Cefoperazone , Salbactam

    Used For

    Bacterial Infection

    How it works

    The anti-bacterial component of sulbactam/cefoperazone is cefoperazone, a third generation cephalosporin, which acts against sensitive organisms during the stage of active multiplication by inhibiting biosynthesis of cell wall mucopeptide. Sulbactam does not possess any useful antibacterial activity, except against Neisseriaceae and Acinetobacter. However, biochemical studies with cell-free bacterial systems have shown it to be an irreversible inhibitor of most important beta-lactamases produced by beta-lactam antibiotic-resistant organisms.

    USAGE AND SAFETY

    Dosage

    Cefoperazone , Salbactam

    Side Effects

    Sulbactam/cefoperazone is generally well-tolerated. The majority of adverse events are of mild or moderate severity and are tolerated with continued treatment. The most frequent side effects observed with Sulbactum/Cefoperazone have been gastrointestinal. Others include dermatologic reactions, headache, injection pain, chills, and anaphylactoid reactions.

    Drug Interactions

    Aminoglycoside , Alcohol.

    Indication

    Monotherapy : It is indicated for the treatment of the following infections when caused by susceptible organisms:i. Respiratory tract infections (upper and lower) ii. Urinary tract infections (upper and lower) iii. Peritonitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis, and other intra-abdominal infections iv. Septicaemia v. Meningitisvi. Skin and soft tissue infections vii. Bone and joint infections viii. Pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, gonorrhoea, and other infections of the genital tractCombination Therapy : Because of the broad spectrum of activity of Sulbactum/ Cefoperazone, most infections can be treated adequately with this antibiotic combination alone. However, Sulbactum/Cefoperazone may also be used concomitantly with other antibiotics if such combinations are indicated. If an aminoglycoside is used, renal function should be monitored during the course of therapy.

    When not to Use

    It is contraindicated in patients with a known allergy to penicillins, sulbactam, cefoperazone, or any of the cephalosporins.

    PRECAUTIONS

    Precaution

    Serious and occasionally fatal hypersensitivity (anaphylactic) reactions have been reported in patients receiving beta-lactam or cephalosporin therapy. These reactions are more apt to occur in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity reactions to multiple allergens. If an allergic reaction occurs, the drug should be discontinued and the appropriate therapy instituted.

    WARNINGS

    Warning 1

    As with other antibiotics, overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms may occur during the prolonged use of Sulbactum/Cefoperazone. It has not been extensively studied in premature infants or neonates. Therefore, in treating premature infants and neonates, the potential benefits and possible risks involved should be considered before instituting therapy.

    Warning 2

    If an allergic reaction occurs, the drug should be discontinued and the appropriate therapy instituted.

    Warning 3

    Before therapy with sulbactam/cefoperazone is instituted, careful inquiry should be made to determine whether the patient has had previous hypersensitivity reactions to cephalosporins, penicillins or other drugs . Antibiotics should be administered with caution to any patient who has demonstrated some form of allergy, particularly to drugs.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Pregnancy category

    Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

    Storage (YES/NO)

    Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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