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Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Piperacillin / Tazobactam) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Piperacillin / Tazobactam) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (401)
Death (89)
Life Threatening Events (66)
Disability (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Renal Failure Acute (36)Pruritus (35)Rash Erythematous (34)Paraesthesia (33)Rash Maculo-Papular (31)Skin Warm (23)Product Contamination Microbial (20)Thrombocytopenia (20)Death (18)Cytolytic Hepatitis (18)Pyrexia (16)Rash (16)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Piperacillin / Tazobactam). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from China on 2012-08-24

Patient: 60 year old male

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Bone Marrow Failure, Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam

Other drugs received by patient: Gentamicin



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 58 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 58 year old female, weighing 149.0 kg (327.8 pounds)

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Product Contamination

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 4.5gm q6h iv
    Indication: Cellulitis
    Start date: 2012-08-01
    End date: 2012-08-02

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 4.5gm q6h iv
    Indication: Cellulitis



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 24 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 24 year old male, weighing 125.9 kg (277.0 pounds)

Reactions: Hepatitis Viral, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Bile Duct Stone, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Sepsis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Republic of on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: Adverse Drug Reaction, Liver Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Allopurinol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Aminoglycoside Antibacterials
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

AN Unknown Medication
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Anti-Psychotics
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Atazanavir
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Cephalosporins
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Clindamycin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Fluconazole
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Herbal Medicines
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Itraconazole
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Propyl-Thiouracil
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Protease Inhibitors
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Topiramate
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Tramadol Hydrochloride and Acetaminophen
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 71 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: 71 year old male

Reactions: Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Indication: Urinary Tract Infection
    Start date: 2012-07-13
    End date: 2012-07-19

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Indication: Sepsis
    Start date: 2012-07-13
    End date: 2012-07-19



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 48 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-08-17

Patient: 48 year old female, weighing 98.0 kg (215.6 pounds)

Reactions: Type IV Hypersensitivity Reaction, Petechiae, Withdrawal Syndrome, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam

Other drugs received by patient: Dalteparin Sodium; Folic Acid; Ferrous Sulfate TAB; Acetaminophen; Cyclizine; Codeine Sulfate



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 46 year old male

Reported by a physician from Malaysia on 2012-08-17

Patient: 46 year old male

Reactions: Jaundice, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam

Other drugs received by patient: Bisoprolol; Aspirin; Digoxin



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 70 year old male

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-08-16

Patient: 70 year old male

Reactions: Atrioventricular Block Complete

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Indication: Infection Prophylaxis

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Diabetic Foot Infection
    Start date: 2012-04-12
    End date: 2012-04-16

Other drugs received by patient: Phosphatidyl Choline; Tinidazole; Diammonium Glycyrrhizinate; Alprostadil; Amlodipine; Valsartan; Insulin Glargine; Ginkgo Biloba; Acetylsalicylic Acid; Insulin Aspart



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 41 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-14

Patient: 41 year old male, weighing 92.6 kg (203.7 pounds)

Reactions: Tubulointerstitial Nephritis, Blood Urea Increased, Pain, Procedural Site Reaction, Rash, Blood Creatinine Increased, Erythema

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-14

Patient: male, weighing 60.8 kg (133.8 pounds)

Reactions: Tubulointerstitial Nephritis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 72 year old female

Reported by a physician from Honduras on 2012-08-13

Patient: 72 year old female

Reactions: Oedema

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-08-11

Patient: female

Reactions: Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ceftriaxone Sodium
    Indication: Pneumonitis
    Start date: 2012-06-28
    End date: 2012-07-05

Clarithromycin
    Dosage: 2 units daily
    Indication: Pneumonitis
    Start date: 2012-07-03
    End date: 2012-07-05

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 3 unitsdaily
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-07-06
    End date: 2012-07-18

Targocid
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-07-06
    End date: 2012-07-18

Ultravist 150
    Dosage: 80 milliliter total
    Indication: Computerised Tomogram
    Start date: 2012-07-05
    End date: 2012-07-05

Other drugs received by patient: Bisoprolol Fumarate; Omeprazole



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: 56 year old male

Reactions: Tubulointerstitial Nephritis, Renal Impairment, Drug Interaction, Rash

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Meropenem
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Nosocomial Infection



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 58 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: 58 year old male, weighing 95.5 kg (210.1 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 3.375 gm qid iv
    Start date: 2011-08-30
    End date: 2011-09-07

Vancomycin
    Dosage: 1500 mg bid iv
    Start date: 2011-08-30
    End date: 2011-09-04



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: 65 year old male, weighing 83.6 kg (183.9 pounds)

Reactions: Anaphylactic Reaction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cefazolin
    Dosage: 2 gm once iv
    Start date: 2011-10-28
    End date: 2011-10-28

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 3.75 gm once iv
    Start date: 2011-10-28
    End date: 2011-10-28



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Republic of on 2012-08-03

Patient:

Reactions: Adverse Drug Reaction, Liver Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Allopurinol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Aminoglycoside Antibacterials
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

AN Unknown Medication
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Anti-Psychotics
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Atazanavir
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Cephalosporins
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Clindamycin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Fluconazole
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Herbal Medicines
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Itraconazole
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Propyl-Thiouracil
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Protease Inhibitors
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Topiramate
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Tramadol Hydrochloride and Acetaminophen
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Italy on 2012-08-03

Patient: female

Reactions: Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ceftriaxone Sodium
    Indication: Pneumonitis
    Start date: 2012-06-28
    End date: 2012-07-05

Clarithromycin
    Dosage: 2 units daily
    Indication: Pneumonitis
    Start date: 2012-07-03
    End date: 2012-07-05

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 3 units once daily
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-07-06
    End date: 2012-07-18

Targocid
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-07-06
    End date: 2012-07-18

Ultravist 150
    Dosage: 80 milliliter total
    Indication: Computerised Tomogram
    Start date: 2012-07-05
    End date: 2012-07-05

Other drugs received by patient: Omeprazole; Bisoprolol Fumarate



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aspirin

Cefepime

Heparin Sodium

Meropenem

Nitro-DUR

Pepcid
    Administration route: Oral

Piperacillin and Tazobactam

Vancomycin

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 29 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Australia on 2012-08-02

Patient: 29 year old male

Reactions: Hyperoxaluria, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Crystal Nephropathy, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amikacin

Ganciclovir

Moxifloxacin

Piperacillin and Tazobactam

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole

Vancomycin

Voriconazole

Other drugs received by patient: Mycophenolate Mofetil; Creon [amylase,lipase,pancreatin,protease]; Basiliximab; Methylprednisolone; Tacrolimus; Corticosteroids; Insulin



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 58 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-01

Patient: 58 year old male

Reactions: Multi-Organ Failure, Drug Ineffective

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Caspofungin Acetate
    Indication: Systemic Candida

Caspofungin Acetate
    Indication: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia

Caspofungin Acetate
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Indication: Systemic Candida

Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Indication: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia

Fluconazole
    Indication: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia

Fluconazole
    Indication: Systemic Candida

Fluconazole
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Pneumonia

Voriconazole
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

Voriconazole
    Indication: Systemic Candida

Voriconazole
    Indication: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient: 56 year old male

Reactions: Tubulointerstitial Nephritis, Renal Impairment, Drug Interaction, Rash

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Meropenem
    Dosage: unk



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 48 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-07-30

Patient: 48 year old female, weighing 98.0 kg (215.6 pounds)

Reactions: Petechiae, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Cyclizine (Cyclizine); Codein (Codeine Phosphate); Dalteparin Sodium; Ferrous Sulfate TAB; Acetaminophen



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 79 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: 79 year old male, weighing 79.1 kg (174.0 pounds)

Reactions: Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Anaphylactic Reaction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 3.375 gm qid iv
    Start date: 2012-05-10
    End date: 2012-05-10

Vancomycin
    Dosage: 1 gm every day iv
    Indication: Cellulitis
    Start date: 2012-05-10
    End date: 2012-05-10



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 33 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: 33 year old male, weighing 105.5 kg (232.1 pounds)

Reactions: Rash

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: 60 year old male, weighing 138.6 kg (304.9 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Hypotension, Tachycardia, Anaphylactic Reaction, Chills, Respiratory Depression

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 2.25gm other iv
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-06-16
    End date: 2012-06-18

Vancomycin
    Dosage: 2500mg other iv
    Indication: Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
    Start date: 2012-06-16
    End date: 2012-06-16



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 90 year old male

Reported by a physician from Greece on 2012-07-27

Patient: 90 year old male, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Colimycine
    Dosage: 1000000 unk, 4x/day
    Indication: Abdominal Infection
    Start date: 2009-05-26
    End date: 2009-05-28

Daptomycin
    Dosage: 350 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Abdominal Infection
    Start date: 2009-05-24
    End date: 2009-05-25

Innohep
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Anticoagulant Therapy
    Start date: 2009-05-19

Levophed
    Dosage: 3 amp/24hrs
    Start date: 2009-05-19

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500 mg, 3x/day
    Start date: 2009-05-19
    End date: 2009-05-23

Moxifloxacin
    Dosage: 400 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Abdominal Infection
    Start date: 2009-05-16
    End date: 2009-05-18

Netilmicin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Abdominal Infection
    Start date: 2009-05-29
    End date: 2009-06-08

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 4.5 mg, 3x/day
    Start date: 2009-05-16
    End date: 2009-05-25

Tigecycline
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2x/day
    Start date: 2009-05-28
    End date: 2009-06-09



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Italy on 2012-07-26

Patient: female

Reactions: Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ceftriaxone Sodium
    Indication: Pneumonitis
    Start date: 2012-06-28
    End date: 2012-07-05

Clarithromycin
    Dosage: 2 units daily
    Indication: Pneumonitis
    Start date: 2012-07-03
    End date: 2012-07-05

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 3 units once daily
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-07-06
    End date: 2012-07-18

Targocid
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-07-06
    End date: 2012-07-18

Ultravist 150
    Dosage: 80 milliliter total
    Indication: Computerised Tomogram
    Start date: 2012-07-05
    End date: 2012-07-05

Other drugs received by patient: Omeprazole; Bisoprolol Fumarate



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 47 year old male

Reported by a physician from Korea, Republic of on 2012-07-25

Patient: 47 year old male

Reactions: Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 3 g, 3x/day
    Indication: Soft Tissue Infection

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 2.25 g, 3x/day
    Indication: Cellulitis



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 80 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-25

Patient: 80 year old male, weighing 90.2 kg (198.4 pounds)

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Clostridial Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin
    Dosage: 400 mg bid iv
    Indication: Abscess
    Start date: 2012-05-02
    End date: 2012-05-09

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: 4.5 mg tid iv
    Indication: Abscess
    Start date: 2012-04-20
    End date: 2012-05-02



Possible Piperacillin and Tazobactam side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-24

Patient: 53 year old male

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Nephropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clindamycin HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Infection
    Start date: 2012-05-11
    End date: 2012-05-24

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Infection
    Start date: 2012-05-11
    End date: 2012-06-05

Other drugs received by patient: Vancomycin; Azactam

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