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Piperacillin/tazobactam
Indications
Serious infections (septicaemia, nosocomial pneumonia, aerobic and anaerobic gynaecological infections, skin and soft tissue infections. Complicated UTI. Prophylaxis in intra-abdominal surgery.
Dose/Application
Expressed as a combination of pipera- cillin and tazobactam [both as sodium salts] in a ratio of 8:1. Lower respiratory-tract, urinary- tract, intra-abdominal and skin infections, and septicaemia, adult and child over 12 years, by intravenous injection over 3–5 minutes or by intravenous infusion, 2.25–4.5 g every 6–8 hours, usually 4.5 g every 8 hours Complicated appen- dicitis, by intravenous injection over 3–5 minutes or by intravenous infusion, child 2–12 years, 112.5 mg/kg [max. 4.5 g] every 8 hours for 5–14 days; child under 2 years, not recommended Infections in neutropenic patients [in combina- tion with an aminoglycoside], by intravenous injection over 3–5 minutes or by intravenous infusion, adult and child over 50 kg, 4.5 g every 6 hours; child less than 50 kg, 90 mg/kg every 6 hours.
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Precautions
Contraindications
Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Pizomark Inj 4.5gm 1 KES900.00
Pipzo inj 4.5gm 1 KES1,200.00
Piptazo. inj 4gm/500mg 1 KES1350.00
Injpip TZ. inj 4.5gm 1 KES450.00
Tazocin EF. inj 4.5gm 12 KES23,949.00
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