Bactomin 375mg Tablet 10'S

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INTRODUCTION

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET contains Sultamicillin which belongs to the group of medicines called Penicillins. BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET is used to treat upper respiratory tract infections (such as sinusitis, otitis media, tonsillitis), lower respiratory tract infections (such as bacterial pneumonias, bronchitis), urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis (inflammation of kidney), skin & soft tissue infections, and gonococcal infections (sexually transmitted disease) in affected individuals.

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET is also indicated in patients who require sulbactam/ampicillin therapy (antibacterial therapy) following initial therapy with intramuscular/intravenous sulbactam/ampicillin medicine. BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Sultamicillin. It is also not recommended for use in patients with infectious mononucleosis (a viral infection), galactose intolerance, Lapp-lactase deficiency, and/or glucose-galactose malabsorption (rare hereditary problems).

Before taking BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you had previously suffered from hypersensitivity reactions (to penicillins, cephalosporins, carbapenems, and/or other beta-lactam antibiotic agents), and/or have kidney problems (such as severe renal impairment), and/or liver problems (such as liver dysfunction).

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET should be used with caution during pregnancy only if it is clearly necessary. It is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through breast milk.

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) which is also advised to be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years/above) after consulting the doctor.

The most common side effects of taking BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET are headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, itching, and/or rashes. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

USES OF BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET

  • Treats upper & lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis, skin & soft tissue infections, and gonococcal infections.  in affected individuals
  • Treats bacterial infections in patients who require sulbactam/ampicillin therapy following initial therapy with intramuscular/intravenous sulbactam/ampicillin medicine

HOW BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET WORKS

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET works by inhibiting penicillin binding proteins (responsible for bacterial cell wall formation) which leads to activation of autolytic enzymes in the bacterial cell wall resulting in its destruction thus preventing the spread of infection in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide an appropriate dose and duration depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET

COMMON

  • candida (yeast) infection
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain
  • rashes, itching

UNCOMMON

  • dizziness
  • dark stools
  • stomatitis (painful swelling/sores inside the mouth)
  • skin inflammation
  • joint pain
  • fatigue, general discomfort
  • swollen tongue

RARE

Stop taking BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of allergic reactions such as runny nose, coughing, breathlessness, and/or swollen eyes/lips/mouth/throat
  • signs of severe anaphylactic reaction (life threatening allergic reaction) such as wheezing, shallow breathing, feeling faint, and/or losing consciousness
  • severe skin reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, dermatitis exfoliative, erythema multiforme, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis associated with symptoms such as blistering skin, redness of skin, itching, sore mouth, and/or fever

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Drink plenty of water and get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress free. Check with your doctor before taking any medicine for headache. If headache does not get better, consult your doctor.

Nausea and Vomiting:

Take BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET with or just after a meal. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil rich or spicy foods, sugary snacks and drinks. Avoid drinking too much liquid along with your meals, drink slowly in between meals. Inform your doctor if the condition worsens.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhea. Consult and inform your doctor if the symptom worsens.

Rash:

Do not scratch the affected area. Wear protective clothing while going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Consult and inform your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Dizziness:

Try to rest and get enough sleep. Try to avoid driving or operating any tools or machines while you feel dizzy. Limit consumption of alcohol, as it can aggravate dizziness. Consult and inform your doctor if the symptom worsens.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET should be used with caution during pregnancy only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through breast milk.  Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

KIDNEY

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems such as severe renal impairment. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

LIVER

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease such as hepatic dysfunction. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not take BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET if you are allergic to Sultamicillin, and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have infectious mononucleosis (a viral infection)
  • have galactose intolerance, Lapp-lactase deficiency, and/or glucose-galactose malabsorption (rare hereditary problems)

Before taking BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • previously had hypersensitivity reactions to penicillins, cephalosporins, carbapenems, and/or other beta-lactam agents

Use in Pediatrics:

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.

Use in Geriatrics:

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years/above).  Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • medicines used to treat gout (Ex. allopurinol, probenecid)
  • medicines used for blood thinning (Ex. warfarin, rivaroxaban)
  • medicines used to treat bacterial infections (Ex. chloramphenicol, erythromycin, sulfamethoxazole, tetracycline)
  • medicines used to prevent pregnancy (Ex. ethinyl estradiol)
  • methotrexate (used in cancer treatment)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose includes neurologic effects such as seizures.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Sultamicillin
Pharmacological Category :   Penicillins
Therapeutic Indication :   Infections caused by susceptible micro-organisms          
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET out of reach of children
  • Do not store BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET above 30°C

FAQs ABOUT BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET

What is BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET used for?

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET is used to treat upper and lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis (inflammation of kidney), skin & soft tissue infections, and gonococcal infections (sexually transmitted disease) in affected individuals. It is also indicated for use in patients who require sulbactam/ampicillin therapy (antibacterial therapy) following initial therapy with intramuscular/intravenous sulbactam/ampicillin medicine.

What are the side effects of BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET?

The most common side effects of taking BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET are headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, itching, and/or rashes. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

How BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET works?

BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET works by inhibiting penicillin binding proteins (responsible for bacterial cell wall formation) which leads to activation of autolytic enzymes in the bacterial cell wall resulting in its destruction thus preventing the spread of infection in affected individuals.

How BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET is taken?

Take BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide an appropriate dose and duration depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

What happens if BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET is taken more than its required dosage?

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of BACTOMIN 375MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose includes neurologic effects such as seizures.

REFERENCES

1. K.D. Tripathi. Beta-Lactam Antibiotics. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page- 725.

2. Sultamicillin. NIH National Library of Medicine. National center for biotechnology information. PubChem. November 2022. [Accessed on 11th July 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Sultamicillin

3. J Majcher-Peszynska, M Loebermann, S Klammt, S Frimmel, R G Mundkowski, T Welte, E C Reisinger, B Drewelow, CAPNETZ Study Group. Ampicillin/sulbactam in elderly patients with community-acquired pneumonia.  NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubMed.gov. February 2014. [Accessed on 11th July 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23904004/

4. Pfizer Global Supply Japan Inc. Unasyn Oral. [Revised in November 2019] [Accessed on 11th July 2022] https://labeling.pfizer.com/ShowLabeling.aspx?id=12271

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Chest X-ray
  • Urine analysis

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    SULTAMICILLIN 375MG
    Hsn Code
    30041090
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Bactomin 375mg Tablet 10'S

Bactomin 375mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

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