FDA Approved: * November 14, 2003
Pharm Company: * AM PHARM
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Piperacillin Overview

Piperacillin is a broad-spectrum β-lactam antibiotic of the ureidopenicillin class.[1] The chemical structure of piperacillin and other ureidopenicillins incorporates a polar side chain that enhances penetration into Gram-negative bacteria and reduces susceptibility to cleavage by Gram-negative beta lactamase enzymes. These properties confer activity against the important hospital pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Thus piperacillin is sometimes referred to as an "anti-pseu...

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i want to know about this drug completely ## i love this site ## Sorry, apparently Piptaz is a foreign antibiotic and as such, information on it is much harder to find than that of prescriptions approved and used in the U.S. ## thank for the reply , - i have already got some information about it , it is powerful antibiotic , given to with stand the other antibiotic effect and it itself. it is used in india . ## it is powerful anitbiotic , it is given for my cousin who is suffering from acute pnemonia, it is mainly to with stand other antibiotic drugs ,it has sideeffects just like normal antibiotic, take this under proper phycisian guidens. it should be taken in course, we cannot discontinue it in between. ## its a combination of piperacillin and tazobactum prescribed for nosocomial pneu...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 2g, 2gm/vial, 3g, 3gm/vial, 40g, 40gm/vial, 4g, 4gm/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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