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Saltum 375mg Tablet

By MOREPEN LABORATORIES
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 412.00*
Inclusive of all taxes
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Ampicillin(250.0 Mg) + Sulbactam(125.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Saltum 375mg Tablet contains a combination of Ampicillin and Sulbactam, also known as Sultamicillin. It is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, airways, throat, and skin caus...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Saltum 375mg Tablet

Saltum 375mg Tablet is used for the treatment of various infections such as stomach, skin and soft tissue, bone and joint, upper and lower respiratory tract, ENT, urinary tract, pyelonephritis and gon...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Saltum 375mg Tablet

If you are allergic to Ampicillin, Sulbactam, any of the penicillin or any other component of Saltum 375mg Tablet
sideEffects

Side effects of Saltum 375mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Skin irritation
  • Fungal infection
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Saltum 375mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Saltum 375mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The component of Saltum 375mg Tablet can cross the placenta. However, there is limited information about the effect of Saltum 375mg Tablet on pregnancy. The use of Saltum 375mg Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby unless prescribed by the doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary during the pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Saltum 375mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Saltum 375mg Tablet pass into the breastmilk and it may cause harm to the newborn baby. Hence, do not consume this medicine if you are breastfeeding unless considered safe and necessary by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Saltum 375mg Tablet?
A:
The effect of Saltum 375mg Tablet on the ability to drive is not known. However, if you experience headache, drowsiness after consuming this medicine, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Saltum 375mg Tablet?
A:
No, it is unsafe to consume alcohol while taking Saltum 375mg Tablet. It can lead to serious consequences.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had an allergic reaction after taking any antibiotic.
  • You experience any other effect after taking Saltum 375mg Tablet.
  • You have any liver, kidney or blood disease.
  • You experience fungal infection after taking Saltum 375mg Tablet.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Saltum 375mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Saltum 375mg Tablet contains two components, Sulbactam and Ampicillin.
  • Ampicillin is an antibiotic which inhibits the formation of bacterial cell wall resulting in bacterial death.
  • Sulbactam irreversibly inhibits a chemical substance β-lactamase produced by bacterial cells, which decreases the antibiotic activity. Thus, Sulbactam prevents the reduction of ampicillin activity whe...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Saltum 375mg Tablet

Saltum 375mg Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than...
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interactions

Interactions of Saltum 375mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concurrent use of allopurinol (uric acid lowering medicine) and Saltum 375mg Tablet increases the incidence of rash.
  • Saltum 375mg Tablet can alter the effect of blood-thinning medicine such as warfarin.
  • Other antibiotics such as chloramphenicol, erythromycin, sulfonamides and tetracyclines can interfere with the action of Saltum 375mg Tablet when co-administered.
  • Saltum 375mg Tablet can decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptive medicine.
  • The effect of immunosuppressive medicines such as methotrexate, leucovorin increases when used concomitantly with Saltum 375mg Tablet. Thus, close monitoring must be needed.
  • The effect of medicines used to treat gout such as probenecid increases with Saltum 375mg Tablet.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Saltum 375mg Tablet

  • Store at temperature below 30°C in a cool, dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Saltum 375mg Tablet

Overdose

There is limited information available about symptoms of overdose. However, excess of Saltum 375mg Tablet may cause severe diarrhoea, nausea, headache, vomiting, rash and fits. If you experience any o...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Saltum 375mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed one and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Saltum 375mg Tablet when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Saltum 375mg Tablet. Complete the full course of treatment even if you start feeling better, else you might experience the treatment failure and the increased risk of recurrence of the infection.

Q: Can the use of Saltum 375mg Tablet cause diarrhoea?

  • Yes, the use of Saltum 375mg Tablet can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect. However, not everyone gets them.
  • It is an antibiotic which kills both good and bad bacteria when good bacteria present in intestine gets killed it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your doctor abo...
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Q: What precautions do I need to take while taking Saltum 375mg Tablet?

A: If you are on any anti-clot medicine, talk to your doctor. Do not consume alcohol and if you experience any side effect which alters driving ability, do not drive. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Q: Is Saltum 375mg Tablet used to relieve pain?

A: No, Saltum 375mg Tablet is not a painkiller. It only treats bacterial infection and provides relief from the symptoms of infection.

Q: How long does Saltum 375mg Tablet take to work?

A: Saltum 375mg Tablet starts showing activity soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria.

Q: Why should I take Saltum 375mg Tablet with food?

A: Saltum 375mg Tablet should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. Also, it enhances the absorption of the medicine. Thus, consuming this medicine on empty stomach can result in an upset stomach.
Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2021 | 04:13 PM (IST)
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