Name: Sulbactam

Sulbactam Brand Names

Sulbactam may be found in some form under the following brand names:

  • Unasyn ADD-Vantage

Sulbactam Drug Class

Sulbactam is part of the drug class:

  • Beta lactamase inhibitors

Sulbactam Interactions

This is not a complete list of Sulbactamdrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Sulbactam and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Sulbactam falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Sulbactam. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.


In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Sulbactam, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Forms of Medication

Sulbactam is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution