What is sulbactam?

Sulbactam

Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. This molecule is given in combination with beta-lactam antibiotics to inhibit beta-lactamase, an enzyme produced by bacteria that destroys the antibiotics.

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Some articles on sulbactam:

Acinetobacter - Treatment
... are unusual in that they are sensitive to sulbactam sulbactam is most commonly used to inhibit bacterial beta-lactamase, but this is an example of the antibacterial property of sulbactam ...
Cefoperazone
... Cefina-SB is a combination of sulbactam and cefoperazone ... the bacterial cell wall synthesis, and sulbactam acts as a beta-lactamase inhibitor, to increase the antibacterial activity of cefoperazone against beta-lactamase producing ... markets this combination of Cefoperazone with Sulbactam under the brand name Bacperazone ...
Ampicillin/sulbactam
... Ampicillin/sulbactam is a combination of the common penicillin-derived antibiotic ampicillin and sulbactam, an inhibitor of bacterial beta-lactamase ... Ampicillin/sulbactam is used to treat infections caused by bacteria resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics ... Sulbactam blocks the enzyme which breaks down ampicillin and thereby allows ampicillin to attack and kill the bacteria Skeletal formula of ampicillin Skeletal formula of sulbactam Skeletal formula of sultamicillin ...
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 ... changes which has led to various changes of ampicillin sulbactam properties ...