Sultamicillin is an oral form of the antibiotic combination (codrug or mutual prodrug) ampicillin/sulbactam. It contains esterified ampicillin and sulbactam and is marketed under a number of trade names, including Saltum from Morepen Lab and Unasyn from Pfizer.

Sultamicillin with improved pharmacokinetic changes which has led to various changes of ampicillin & sulbactam properties.

Sultamicillin increased the absorption and decreased the chances of diarrhoea and dysentery. Sultamicillin also offered - the oral sulbactam advantage, there by, extending the spectrum of action to resistant strains (betalactamase producing strains). Oral sulbactam with parenteral form provides a regimen of continuous sulbactam therapy throughout the treatment resulting in better clinical results.

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