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Consuming alcohol with Tazopen IV does not cause any harmful side effects.
Tazopen IV is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, th... View More
Tazopen IV is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not... View More
It is not known whether Tazopen IV alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and ... View More
Tazopen IV should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tazopen IV may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tazopen IV is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tazopen IV may not be needed ... View More
Tazopen IV is a combination of two antibiotics. It is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by killing th... View More
Uses of Tazopen IV
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Tazopen IV
- Allergic reaction
How to use Tazopen IV
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Tazopen IV works
Tazopen IV is a combination of two medicines: Piperacillin and Tazobactum. Piperacillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the ba... View More
- You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance.
- Finish the prescribed course, 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 Tazopen IV may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdomi... View More
- Stop taking Tazopen IV and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties... View More
Septicaemia, Nosocomial pneumonia
Reconstitution Reconstitute initially (2.25 g in 10 mL, 4.5 g in 20 mL) w/ water for inj, glucose 5% or NaCl 0.9%, then further dilute to 50-150 mL w/ ... View More
Intravenous Nosocomial pneumonia Adult: Each vial contains 4.5 g (piperacillin 4 g and tazobactam 0.5 g): 4.5 g 6 hrly for 5-14 days by infusion over ... View More
Intravenous Child: Usually <40 kg: 240–300 mg PIP/kg/day 8 hourly Alternatively Nosocomial pneumonia Child: 2-12 yr 90 mg/kg (piperacillin 80 mg/k... View More
Renal impairment: Haemodialysis patients: 2.25 g 12 hrly; additional dose of 0.75 g after each dialysis session. CAPD: 2.25 g 12 hrly. CrCl (ml/min) Do... View More
Mode of Action
Piperacillin has an antimicrobial activity against a wide range of gm-ve organisms including K. pneumoniae, P. aeruginosa, Enterobacteriaceae and agains... View More
Pregnancy and lactation, pseudomembranous colitis. Assess hematopoietic function periodically. Perform periodic electrolyte determinations in patients w... View More
>10% Diarrhea (7-11%) 1-10% Constipation (1-8%),Headache (1-8%),Insomnia (4-7%),Nausea (2-7%),Fever (2-5%),Oral candidiasis (2-4%),Rash (2-4%),Vomi... View More
Interacts w/ high doses of heparin, oral anticoagulants or other drugs that affect blood coagulation or thrombocyte function. Prolongs the neuromuscular... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More