Piperacillin-Tazobactam

 

 

 

 

General English name: Piperacillin-Tazobactam

Brand: Zosyn

Application: Bacterial infection

 

 

 

 

Dosage forms of piperacillin-tazobactam

Drug Information on Piperacillin-Tazobactam

Dosage and method of piperacillin-tazobactam

Contraindications to piperacillin-tazobactam

Taking piperacillin-tazobactam during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of piperacillin-tazobactam on driving and working with machines

Drug Interactions Piperacillin-Tazobactam

Special warnings and precautions while taking piperacillin-tazobactam

Side effects of piperacillin-tazobactam

Overdose of piperacillin-tazobactam (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of piperacillin-tazobactam

 

 

 

 

Dosage forms of piperacillin-tazobactam

Injectable vial

 

 Drug Information on Piperacillin-Tazobactam

Piperacillin-Tazobactam is a potent, broad-spectrum antibiotic of the penicillin class used to treat bacterial infections (such as respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, and genital infections). It works by killing the bacteria that cause the infection.

 

Dosage and method of piperacillin-tazobactam

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with the piperacillin-tazobactam antibiotic. If you have any questions about how to use this medicine, ask your doctor.
  • Injectable piperacillin-tazobactam is usually injected by a nurse or physician, and the dose and dose of this drug are determined by your doctor.
  • If you use frozen piperacillin-tazobactam, place it at room temperature or in the refrigerator to thaw before use, never thaw the drug solution in the microwave.
  • To improve the effectiveness of the antibiotic piperacillin-tazobactam, take the drug daily at certain times of the day.
  • Stop taking the medicine as long as it is prescribed for you. Early discontinuation of the drug may lead to recurrence of the infection.

 

Contraindications to piperacillin-tazobactam

Note that you should be injected with piperacillin-tazobactam before the expiration date.

Never give piperacillin-tazobactam to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Taking piperacillin-tazobactam during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of piperacillin-tazobactam on driving and working with machines

Piperacillin-Tazobactam may cause headaches and sleep problems, make sure you are alert and healthy before driving or operating machinery.

 

 Drug Interactions Piperacillin-Tazobactam

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Be sure to tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications: Methotrexate.

Although most antibiotics are unlikely to affect pregnancy control, antibiotics such as rifampin and rifabutin reduce the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives such as pills, patches, or rings. Consult your doctor before using antibiotics.

Piperacillin-tazobactam may interfere with the function of live bacterial vaccines (such as the typhoid vaccine). Do not get vaccinated while taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

Piperacillin-tazobactam may interfere with some tests (urine glucose test) and may affect the results of these specific laboratory tests. Tell your doctor or nurse before taking any tests that you are taking any medication.

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking piperacillin-tazobactam

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
  • If you have any heart problems or high blood pressure.
  • If you have cystic fibrosis.
  • If you have any kidney problems.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug. Be sure to tell your doctor, especially if you are allergic to the antibiotic penicillin.

 

Side effects of piperacillin-tazobactam

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

  • Nausea
  • Vomit
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Sleep problems
  • Oral or vaginal thrush or a new fungal infection: Long-term use of this antibiotic may cause this complication. See your doctor if you have symptoms of these conditions (altered vaginal discharge or white sores in the mouth).
  • Important Note: If you have symptoms such as an itchy rash, swollen face or mouth, or difficulty breathing, be aware that these symptoms may be signs of an antibiotic allergy. In such cases, do not continue to use piperacillin-tazobactam and see a doctor immediately.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of piperacillin-tazobactam.

 

Overdose of piperacillin-tazobactam (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has had drug poisoning and you have symptoms such as seizures, shortness of breath, or fainting, call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of piperacillin-tazobactam

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

share this content in :
Address: 393 University Avenue,Suite 200,Toronto ON MG5 2M2,CANADA

Email: info@MarsoClinic.com

Phone: 1(647)303 0740

All Rights Reserved ? By MarsoClinic

Terms of Use