Piperacillin + Tazobactam is a combination of antibiotics used for treating pneumonia and complicated bacterial infections involving the abdomen, urinary tract or skin and soft tissues. Piperacillin belongs to a class of medications called penicillins, which kills bacteria by interrupting the integrity of bacterial cell walls. Tazobactam belongs to a class of medications called beta-lactamase inhibitors, which prevents bacteria from destroying Piperacillin. Piperacillin + Tazobactam does not work for virus or fungus infections.
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