sulbactam

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sul·bac·tam

 (sŭl-băk′tăm)
n.
A compound, C8H11NO5S, that inhibits action of the enzyme beta-lactamase, thus counteracting bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. It is used in its sodium form in combination with antibiotics such as amoxicillin to treat infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

[sul-, of unknown origin + -bactam, suffix for inhibitors of beta-lactamase; see tazobactam.]
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Sulbactam sodium (SBT) is 4-thia-1-azabicyclo [3.2.0] heptane 2-carboxylic acid, 3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4,4 dioxo sodium salt, and it is official in the British Pharmacopoeia [6].
Active Ingredient(s): SULBACTAM SODIUM; AMPICILLIN SODIUM
The patient received a combination of anti-infective therapy (cefotaxime sodium, sulbactam sodium, meropenem, and teicoplanin), and antituberculous treatment, but the therapies were ineffective.