Piperacillin / tazobactam and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with piperacillin / tazobactam:
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility
piperacillin - sodium/potassium
Parenteral piperacillin sodium contains approximately 43 mg (1.85 mEq) of sodium per each gram of piperacillin activity. The combination, piperacillin-tazobactam, contains approximately 54 mg (2.35 mEq) of sodium per gram of piperacillin, or 108 mg (4.7 mEq) per 2.25 gram of total drug. The sodium content should be considered in patients with conditions that may require sodium restriction, such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, and fluid retention. In addition, hypokalemia has been reported rarely during therapy with piperacillin and other extended-spectrum penicillin antibiotics, which may be particularly important to bear in mind when treating patients with low potassium reserves or fluid and electrolyte imbalance. Clinical monitoring of electrolytes is recommended if these agents are used for prolonged periods.
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- "Product Information. Ticar (ticarcillin)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
Piperacillin / tazobactam drug interactions
There are 86 drug interactions with piperacillin / tazobactam
Piperacillin / tazobactam disease interactions
There are 7 disease interactions with piperacillin / tazobactam which include:
- renal dysfunction
- coagulation abnormalities
- cystic fibrosis
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- Drug class: beta-lactamase inhibitors
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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