What is Piperacillin-tazobactam?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Zosyn Piptaz Tazocin

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Piperacillin-tazobactam is a combination antibiotic of the penicillin family. It is used in the treatment of moderate-to-severe infections caused by susceptible organisms. Tazobactum expands the activity of piperacillin.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Cystic fibrosis 2 2
Bronchiectasis 1 3
Cholecystitis 1 0
Diverticulosis 1 0
Pneumonia 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Piperacillin-tazobactam

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Piperacillin-tazobactam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 6
Other 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Piperacillin-tazobactam

Duration

Stopped taking Piperacillin-tazobactam

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 7
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 6
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Piperacillin-tazobactam.