Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection

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Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Serious bacterial infections
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Kidney
213.12
₹213.12/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection

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Uses of Piperacillin

Piperacillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Piperacillin

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Piperacillin

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection works

Piperacillin is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
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Uses of Tazobactum

Tazobactum is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Tazobactum

Common

Increased liver enzymes, Bruise, Bleeding, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Flatulence, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Itching, Skin rash, Stomach upset, Vomiting.

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How to use Tazobactum

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection works

Tazobactum blocks the action of the enzymes produced by bacteria to inactivate the antibiotics.

In Depth Information on Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection

Expert advice for Piperacillin

  • It is usually given by a doctor or a nurse as an injection directly into the vein or muscle.
  • Tell the doctor if you have to provide a blood or urine sample for any test because piperacillin and tazobactam may cause false positive results.
  • Do not start or continue the piperacillin/tazobactam and consult your doctor, If you have known allergy to penicillin, tazobactam or other beta-lactam antibiotics, If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
 

Expert advice for Tazobactum

  • It is given as an infusion (a drip for 30 minutes) into a vein.
  • Tell the doctor if you have to provide a blood or urine sample for any test because tazobactam and piperacillin may cause false positive results.
Do not start or continue the tazobactam/piperacillin and consult your doctor:
  • If you are suffering from diarrhea before, or during the treatment with the drug.
  • If you have kidney or liver problems, low levels of potassium in the blood, or are receiving hemodialysis.
  • If you develop new or worsening infection, or fits (convulsions) during the treatment.
  • If you are on a controlled-sodium diet.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection is probably safe to use in patient
s with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Elpip 4 G/0.5 G Injection

Frequently asked questions for Piperacillin

Q. Is piperacillin related to penicillin?
Yes, piperacillin is a semi-synthetic, extended spectrum penicillin
Q. Is piperacillin compatible with morphine?
Piperacillin is not reported to interact with morphine. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. What is Piperacillin tazobactam?
Piperacillin and tazobactam are used as combination therapy for bacterial infections. Tazobactam reduces the destruction of Piperacillin from chemicals released from bacteria and extends their spectrum of activity
Q. What organisms does Piperacillin cover?
Piperacillin is mainly effective against enterococcus, listeria, and serious gram-negative infections. It does not act against methicillin-resistant staphylococci
Q. Is Piperacillin nephrotoxic?
Piperacillin may be nephrotoxic when taken along with vancomycin or when given to children with cancer or other impairments. Consult and inform your doctor about any medical problems you may have before taking Piperacillin
Q. Is Piperacillin safe?
Piperacillin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Tazobactum

Q. Is tazobactam a sulfa (sulfonamide) drug?
Sulbactam does not contain sulfa. It is a beta lactamase Inhibitor
Q. What is tazobactam sodium?
Tazobactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor used as the sodium salt to increase the antibacterial activity of piperacillin
Q. What is tazact 4.5?
Tazact 4.5 is the brand name for combination of tazobactam and piperacillin
Q. What organisms does tazobactam/piperacillin cover?
Tazobactam in combination with piperacillin is mainly effective against anaerobes and enterococcus, listeria, staphylococcus, citrobacter, haemophilus, moraxella and proteus species but methicillin-resistant staphylococci are resistant to tazobactam/piperacillin
Q. Is tazobactam safe?
Tazobactam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Substitutes for Elpip

No substitutes found for this medicine
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