piperacillin


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piperacillin

 [pi-per´ah-sil″in]
a broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin active against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria; administered intramuscularly or intravenously as the sodium salt.

piperacillin

/pi·per·a·cil·lin/ (pi-per´ah-sil″in) a semisynthetic broad-spectrum penicillin effective against a wide variety of gram-positiveand gram-negative bacteria; used as the sodium salt.

piperacillin

(pī-pĕr′ə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic broad-spectrum penicillin, C23H27N5O7S, used in its sodium form often in combination with the beta-lactamase inhibitor tazobactam, and active against a variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

piperacillin

Therapeutics A semisynthetic broad-spectrum penicillin for parenteral use Adverse effects Thrombophlebitis, pain, erythema, induration at the injection site, ecchymosis, DVT, hematomas; GI–diarrhea, loose stools, N&V, ↑ liver enzymes–LD, SGOT, SGPT, ↑ BR, cholestatic hepatitis, rarely pseudomembranous colitis

piperacillin

A broad-spectrum PENICILLIN.

piperacillin

an extended-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin active against a wide variety of gram-negative, gram-positive and anaerobic bacteria.
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A: Ampicillin, Ac: Amoxiclav, Ak: Amikacin, Ci: Ceftriaxone, Cu: Cefuroxime, Cfs: Cefaperazone sulbactam, Co: Cotrimoxazole, G: Gentamicin, I: Imipenem, Mr: Meropenem, Etp: Ertapenem, Pc: Piperacillin, Pt: Piperacillin tazobactam.
Piperacillin and tazobactam is used for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe bacterial infections.
Pseudomonas is 100% sensitive to piperacillin tazobactam and meropenem both of which are expensive injectables where as a study by Navneeth et al (17) show high resistance to p lactam antibiotics, aminoglycosides and fluoroquinolones.
In our study both ESBL producers and non-producers showed similar level of resistance to the antibiotic tested, except to piperacillin and piperacillin-tazobactum.
Of the 12 non fermenting gram negative bacilli isolated, 91% were susceptible to Piperacillin + tazobactam, 72% to cotrimoxazole, and 58% to cefoperazone/sulbactam.
gentamicin (10), amikacin (30), ciprofloxacin (5), ampicillin (10), tetracycline (30), ampicillin-sulbactam (10/10), vancomycin (30), rifampicin (5), teicoplanin (30), piperacillin (100)
The microorganism revealed no resistance to imipenem, while the highest rate of resistance was detected against cefoperazone, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, ampicillin, cefotaxime, aztreonam, cefoxitin, piperacillin, ceftazidime and ceftriaxone (Table 1).
5 g twice a day) plus piperacillin (2 g three times a day) for 12 days, and then with imipenem/cilastatin (0.
aeruginosa was sensitive to piperacillin but resistant to amikacin, ceftazidime, cefotaxime, and ciprofloxacin.
Piperacillin + Tazobactum, Nasal Drops- Xylometazoline hydrochloride, Nasal Drops- Xylometazoline hydrochloride, Tab.
Studies from India suggest that the third generation cephalosporins and piperacillin are appropriate empirical antibiotic choices until definitive culture reports are available, because of predominant Gram-negative bacterial isolates.
5 (S) Gentamicin [greater than or equal to] 16 (R) Imipenem [greater than or equal to] 16 (R) Meropenem [greater than or equal to] 16 (R) Piperacillin [greater than or equal to] 128 (R) Piperacillin/tazobactam [greater than or equal to] 128 (R) Ticarcillin [greater than or equal to] 128 (R) Ticarcillin/clavulanic acid [greater than or equal to] 128 (R) Tigecycline 1.