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PubChem
Name: tazobactam
PubChem Compound ID: 1150563
Molecular formula: C10H12N4O5S
Molecular weight: 300.292 g/mol
DrugBank
Identification
Name: tazobactam
Name (isomeric): DB01606
Drug Type: small molecule
Brand name mixture: Zosyn(Tazobactam + Piperacillin), Tazocin(Tazobactam + Piperacillin)
Category: Enzyme Inhibitors
CAS number: 89786-04-9
Pharmacology
Indication: Used in combination with piperacillin to broaden the spectrum of piperacillin antibacterial action.
Pharmacology: Tazobactam is a compound which inhibits the action of bacterial beta-lactamases. It is added to the extended spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic piperacillin.
Mechanism of Action: Tazobactam broadens the spectrum of piperacillin by making it effective against organisms that express beta-lactamase and would normally degrade piperacillin.
Affected organisms: Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria
Interactions
Drug interaction:
Ethinyl EstradiolThis anti-infectious agent could decrease the effect of the oral contraceptive
DoxycyclinePossible antagonism of action
DemeclocyclinePossible antagonism of action
MinocyclinePossible antagonism of action
TetracyclinePossible antagonism of action

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