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tazobactam

 [taz″o-bak´tam]
a β-lactamase inhibitor having antibacterial actions and uses similar to those of sulbactam; used as the sodium salt.
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tazobactam

(tā′zō-băk′tăm)
n.
A compound, C10H12N4O5S, that inhibits action of the enzyme beta-lactamase, thus counteracting bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. It is used in its sodium form in combination with piperacillin to treat infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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tazobactam

A beta-lactamase inhibitor penicillin antibiotic. A brand name is Tazocin.
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