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Drug Type: Antibiotic


Piperacillin (brand name Pipracil®) is a broad-spectrum, penicillin beta-lactam antibiotic, used for treating bacterial infections caused by susceptible, usually gram-positive, organisms. It is most known for its use in treating pseudomonas infections, binding to specific penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located inside the bacterial cell wall.
  • 100-200 mg/kg TID to QID given IM or IV