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

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Piperacillin-tazobactam

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Piperacillin-tazobactam

Dosage Patients
200-25 mg/ml twice daily 1
3,000-375 mg three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Piperacillin-tazobactam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 5
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Piperacillin-tazobactam

Duration

Currently taking Piperacillin-tazobactam

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Piperacillin-tazobactam

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