Piprapen 2gm Injection


Composition for Piprapen 2gm Injection

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Serious bacterial infections
1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Piprapen Injection


Uses of Piprapen Injection

Piprapen 2gm 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 2gm 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 Piprapen Injection

Expert advice for Piprapen 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 Piprapen 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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Special precautions for Piprapen 2gm Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Piprapen 2gm 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.
Piprapen 2gm Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum
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 2gm Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Piprapen 2gm Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Piprapen 2gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Piprapen 2gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Piprapen 2gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Piprapen 2gm 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.

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