"Sulbactam" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A beta-lactamase inhibitor with very weak antibacterial action. The compound prevents antibiotic destruction of beta-lactam antibiotics by inhibiting beta-lactamases, thus extending their spectrum activity. Combinations of sulbactam with beta-lactam antibiotics have been used successfully for the therapy of infections caused by organisms resistant to the antibiotic alone.
- Penicillanic Acid Sulfone
- Sulfone, Penicillanic Acid
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