Medicine Overview of Piprapen Injection
Uses of Piprapen Injection
Piprapen 1gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of Piprapen Injection
Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.
How to use Piprapen Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Piprapen Injection works
Piprapen 1gm injection 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.
In Depth Information on Piprapen Injection
Expert advice for Piprapen Injection
- 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.
Special precautions for Piprapen 1gm Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Piprapen 1gm Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Piprapen 1gm Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum+more
an 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....
Piprapen 1gm Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Piprapen 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Piprapen 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Piprapen 1gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients w+more
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Piprapen 1gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Piprapen 1gm 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
Piprapen and tazobactam are used as combination therapy for bacterial infections. Tazobactam reduces the destruction of Piprapen from chemicals released from bacteria and extends their spectrum of activity
Piprapen is mainly effective against enterococcus, listeria, and serious gram-negative infections. It does not act against methicillin-resistant staphylococci
Piprapen 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 Piprapen
Piprapen is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Substitutes for Piprapen
No substitutes found for this medicine