Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection

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Composition for Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Serious bacterial infections
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1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Pipracil Sodium Injection

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Uses of Pipracil Sodium Injection

Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Pipracil Sodium Injection

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Pipracil Sodium Injection

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

How Pipracil Sodium Injection works

Pipracil sodium 4gm injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Pipracil Sodium Injection

Expert advice for Pipracil Sodium Injection

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better. 
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Pipracil sodium and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pipracil Sodium 4gm 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
Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection is safe to use during lactatio
n. 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
SAFE
Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection is probably safe to use in pat
ients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pipracil Sodium 4gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pipracil Sodium 4gm 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
Pipracil sodium and tazobactam are used as combination therapy for bacterial infections. Tazobactam reduces the destruction of Pipracil sodium from chemicals released from bacteria and extends their spectrum of activity
Pipracil sodium is mainly effective against enterococcus, listeria, and serious gram-negative infections. It does not act against methicillin-resistant staphylococci
Pipracil sodium 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 Pipracil sodium
Pipracil sodium is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Substitutes for Pipracil Sodium

No substitutes found for this medicine
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