Pipracil

Active Ingredient(s): Piperacillin
FDA Approved: * December 29, 1981
Pharm Company: * WYETH PHARMS INC
Category: Antibiotics

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



Pipracil 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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Piperacillin
  • 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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