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Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics. It is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms.

Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose and schedule as per which this injection is to be given. It is strictly advised to be used as per the doctor’s prescription.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Additionally, you may notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. You should consult your doctor if these side effects do not get better with time and persist for a longer duration.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Piptaz Injection

Piptaz Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Piptaz Injection

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

How Piptaz Injection works

Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Piperacillin and Tazobactum. Piperacillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Tazobactum is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Piperacillin against bacteria.

Piptaz Injection related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Piptaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Piptaz

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Piptaz?

Use of Piptaz should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. What happens if I overdose?

If you overdose Piptaz you may suffer severe from anxiety, restlessness or nervousness, or seizure (convulsions). Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of these symptoms.

Q. What is Piptaz used for?

Piptaz is used to treat lower respiratory, urinary tract and skin infections.

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References
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