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 caused by various susceptible strains of bacteria. Saltum 375mg Tablet belongs to the penicillin class of antibiotic. It inhibits the formation of the cell wall and kills the various susceptible bacterial organisms. Take this tablet as prescribed and for the prescribed duration. The common side effects of Saltum 375mg Tablet is diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and gas. If you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, contact your doctor immediately. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements your take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from....
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 about it....
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.