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Product Highlight - SILGRAM

17 Dec 2020
  • Sultamicillin tosylate (Silgram) is a prodrug of ampicillin and of the beta-lactamase inhibitor sulbactam. It consists of the two compounds linked as a double ester. During absorption from the gastrointestinal tract it is hydrolysed, releasing equimolar quantities of ampicillin and sulbactam1.
  • Ampicillin sodium/Sulbactam sodium (Silgram) is an injectable antibacterial combination consisting of the semisynthetic antibiotic ampicillin sodium and the beta-lactamase inhibitor sulbactam sodium2.
  • Ampicillin sodium/Sulbactam sodium (Silgram) may be administered by either the IV or the IM routes2.
  • Ampicillin sodium/Sulbactam sodium (Silgram) is indicated in the treatment of community acquired pneumonia; infection of the upper urinary tract, intra-abdominal, gynaecological and skin and soft tissue infections. Prophylaxis to reduce the risk of infections following abdominal surgery2.


References:
1. https://www.cathaydrug.com/product/silgram.
2. https://www.cathaydrug.com/product/silgram-tablet.

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Audrey Abella, 12 Jan 2021
Long-term betibeglogene autotemcel (beti-cel) gene therapy led to durable, stable responses in patients with transfusion-dependent β-thalassaemia (TDT), according to two studies presented at ASH 2020.
14 Dec 2020
A prescription of nonvitamin K antagonist (VKA) oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) leads to a lower renal function worsening compared to those receiving VKAs, suggests a recent study, adding that such effect is partially lost in diabetic patients.
18 Sep 2020
Use of nonvitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs), particularly dabigatran, is associated with a significantly reduced risk of laboratory-based liver injury among patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) when compared with warfarin, results of a recent study have shown.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 18 Jan 2021

Roxadustat appears a promising treatment for anaemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), regardless of whether they are undergoing dialysis, according to two analyses presented at ASH 2020.