Piptaz
Formulation
Each 2.25 g vial contains:  
Piperacillin (as sodium) 2 g
Tazobactam (as sodium) 250 mg

 

Each 4.5 g vial contains  
Piperacillin (as sodium) 4 g
Tazobactam (as sodium) 500 mg

Piperacillin Sodium + Tazobactam Sodium

Piptaz®

Prescription Drug

Indications

For the treatment of the following moderate to severe infections caused by piperacillin-resistant, piperacillin/tazobactam-susceptible, and β-lactamase producing strains of susceptible microorganisms:

Adults and Adolescents

  • Lower respiratory tract infections including severe community-acquired pneumonia and healthcare-associated pneumonia

    (Note:Healthcare-associated pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa should be treated in combination with an aminoglycoside)

  • Uncomplicated and complicated skin and skin structure infections including cellulitis, cutaneous abscesses, and acute ischemic/diabetic foot infections
  • Intraabdominal infections including appendicitis (complicated by rupture and abscess) and peritonitis
  • Complicated and uncomplicated urinary tract infections
  • Gynecologic infections including postpartum endometritis or pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Bacterial sepsis
  • Bacterial infections in neutropenic patients

    (Note: Full therapeutic doses of piperacillin/tazobactam plus an aminoglycoside should be used)

  • Polymicrobic infections including those where aerobic and anaerobic organisms are suspected (intra-abdominal, skin and skin structure, upper and lower respiratory tract, gynecological).

Children

  • Complicated intra-abdominal infections in children ≥ 2 months old
  • Bacterial infections in febrile neutropenic children 2 to 12 years old

Dosage and Administration

For more information on safety, precaution and other information about this product, please see the Product Insert.

 

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