Pipzo 4.5 gm Injection

Pipzo 4.5 gm Injection

Alkem Laboratories
Composition of Pipzo 4.5 gm Injection:
Tazobactum 500mg + Piperacillin 4000mg
MRP: 342.01 Inclusive of all Taxes
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Bacterial infections


Tazobactum is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections.
Piperacillin is generally used in treatment of bacterial infections and severe bacterial infections

Side effects

  • Allergic reaction
  • Injection site reactions (pain
  • Rash
  • redness)
  • swelling

How it works

Tazobactum is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. It makes the condition better by blocking an enzyme (beta lactamase) produced by bacteria to inactivate antibiotics. This reduces resistance and enhances the activity of antibiotics against bacteria.
Piperacillin is an antibiotic. It makes the condition better by preventing the bacteria from forming a bacterial protective covering that's essential for the bacteria to survive, thereby killing them.
Q. Is tazobactam a sulfa (sulfonamide) drug?
Sulbactam does not contain sulfa. It is a beta lactamase Inhibitor

Q. What is tazobactam sodium?
Tazobactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor used as the sodium salt to increase the antibacterial activity of piperacillin

Q. What is tazact 4.5?
Tazact 4.5 is the brand name for combination of tazobactam and piperacillin

Q. What organisms does tazobactam/piperacillin cover?
Tazobactam in combination with piperacillin is mainly effective against anaerobes and enterococcus, listeria, staphylococcus, citrobacter, haemophilus, moraxella and proteus species but methicillin-resistant staphylococci are resistant to tazobactam/piperacillin

Q. Is tazobactam safe?
Tazobactam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Piperacillin related to penicillin?
Yes, Piperacillin is a semi-synthetic, extended spectrum penicillin

Q. Is Piperacillin compatible with morphine?
Piperacillin is not reported to interact with morphine. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use

Q. What is Piperacillin tazobactam?
Piperacillin and tazobactam are used as combination therapy for bacterial infections. Tazobactam reduces the destruction of Piperacillin from chemicals released from bacteria and extends their spectrum of activity

Q. What organisms does Piperacillin cover?
Piperacillin is mainly effective against enterococcus, listeria, and serious gram-negative infections. It does not act against methicillin-resistant staphylococci

Q. Is Piperacillin nephrotoxic?
Piperacillin may be nephrotoxic when taken along with vancomycin or when given to children with cancer or other impairments. Consult and inform your doctor about any medical problems you may have before taking Piperacillin

Q. Is Piperacillin safe?
Piperacillin is safe if it used as prescribed by the doctor..
  • It is given as an infusion (a drip for 30 minutes) into a vein.Tell the doctor if you have to provide a blood or urine sample for any test because tazobactam and piperacillin may cause false positive results.If you are suffering from diarrhea before, or during the treatment with the drug.If you have kidney or liver problems, low levels of potassium in the blood, or are receiving hemodialysis.If you develop new or worsening infection, or fits (convulsions) during the treatment.If you are on a controlled-sodium diet.If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Piperacillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.Finish the prescribed course of Piperacillin, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Piperacillin may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.Stop taking Piperacillin and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Product Details

SKU: PC-45554
Product Description: Pipzo 4.5 gm Injection is manufactured by Alkem Laboratories
Packing: Vial
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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