Zosyn (Piperacillin-Tazobactam)

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Piperacillin
Tazobactam

Piperacillin-tazobactam is the other half of the power couple known as "Vanc & Zosyn."


Brand Names


Zosyn.


Nick Names


The Big Z and Z-Dog (not to be confused with ZDoggMD).


Category


Big f**king gun!


Dosing


Because Little T (tazobactam) packs quite the punch, there is always an 8:1 ratio of piperacillin to tazobactam. Don't mix it yourself. Unless you have pipettes, then go nuts.


Route of Administration


Nurse gives to patient.


Indications


Badness. Give alongside vanc.


Adverse Reactions


Mind explosion due to how awesome this antibiotic is.


Related Reading


- Ancef (Cefazolin)

- Flagyl (Metronidazole)

- Hospicillin

- Levaquin (Levofloxacin)

- Vancomycin



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