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Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

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1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
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Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection Description

Piptaz 2.25gm Inj is an antibiotic containing a combination of Piperacillin and Tazobactam. Piptaz injection is used to treat bacterial infection of lungs, urinary tract, reproductive tract, stomach-i...
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ContainsTazobactam(250.0 Mg),Piperacillin(2.0 G)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, fungal infection, disturbed sleep, nausea
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

  • Piptaz 2.25gm injection is used to treat serious and complicated bacterial infections of stomach and abdominal, skin and soft tissue, diabetic foot due to uncontrolled diabetes and pneumonia.
  • It is used only when infection cannot be controlled by other antibiotics.

Contraindications of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

  • If you are allergic to piperacillin and tazobactam or any of the ingredients of Piptaz 2.25gm injection.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reactions to any other antibiotic like Cephalosporins, Monobactam and Carbapenem.

Side effects of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

  • Diarrhoea
  • Fungal infection (candidiasis)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Itching
  • Inflammation and swelling at the injection site

Precautions and Warnings of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Piptaz 2.25gm injection during pregnancy?
A:
  • It is advisable not to take the Piptaz 2.25gm injection during pregnancy as it passes through the placental barrier. Your doctor may give you this medicine after assessing the need and the benefits.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Piptaz 2.25gm injection while breastfeeding?
A:
The component of Piptaz injection passes into breast milk and may cause fungal infection of the mouth and diarrhoea in babies. Thus your doctor may either ask you to discontinue breastfeeding or monitor your child closely. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding, for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Piptaz 2.25gm injection?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of this medicine on the ability to drive or use machines. However, if you experience any side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness after taking this medicine, do not drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Piptaz 2.25gm injection?
A:
There is limited information available on interaction of this medicine with alcohol. However, consuming alcohol may exaggerate the side effects of this medicine. Thus, it is advisable not to consume alcohol when you are taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions to Penicillin, Cephalosporins, Carbapenems
  • You develop serious skin disorders like painful rashes along with flu
  • You have diarrhea and pus in your stool after taking this medicine, immediately stop the medicine and report to your doctor
  • You experience bleeding disorders or taking blood-thinning medicines like Warfarin
  • You experience fits or convulsions
  • You have problems with kidney function
  • You have weakness, fatigue, muscle cramps or low levels of potassium.
  • Piptaz 2.25gm injection should not be used in children below 2 years of age.

Mode of Action of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

How Does It Work?

  • Piptaz 2.25gm Inj acts by killing the bacteria responsible for infections. However, bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) which can destroy piperacillin
  • Tazobactam inactivates this enzyme and hence helps piperacillin to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

This medicine will be given in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self inject this medicine.

Interactions of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Piptaz 2.25gm injection works, or Piptaz injection itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines for muscle relaxation, gout, blood thinners, anti-infectives, pain killers, immunomodulatory medicines.
  • Close monitoring of blood function is required if you are on the medicine used to stop blood clotting like Warfarin.

Storage and disposal of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

  • Store this medicine at or below 25°C. Protect it from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Any unused portion should not be stored and discard it properly.

Dosage of Piptaz 2.25gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Overdose

Your doctor or nurse will give this injection. Therefore it is less likely to provide you with more or less of this medicine. However, if you experience loose motions, nausea, vomiting and fits immedi...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that you will be missing any dose. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have miss...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I am suffering from flu-like common cold, can I take this medicine?

A: No, this medicine is for treating severe infections caused by bacteria and not viral infections. This medicine should only be taken when prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can Piptaz 2.25gm Inj cause harm to the kidney (nephrotoxic)?

A: Piptaz can cause harm to the kidney when the required daily dose exceeds the administered dose. If you have pre-existing kidney disease or condition your doctor may give you the adjusted dose based on your kidney condition.

Q: How is Piptaz 2.25gm Inj being given?

A: Piptaz 2.25gm Inj should be administered by intravenous infusion over 30 minutes.
Product Details
Brand
PIPTAZ
Expires on or After
29/11/2023

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