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Piperacillin (Zosyn)

Also known as Zosyn, Pipracil, Zosyn 200/25, Zosyn 40/5, and Zosyn 60/7.5

Piperacillin is an extended spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic of the ureidopenicillin class. It is normally used together with a beta-lactamase inhibitor, notably in the combination piperacillin/tazobactam.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed piperacillin to treat fever, shortness of breath, pneumonia, and leukemia.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take piperacillin if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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