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There is no specific information on overdose with PIPRACIL (piperacillin sodium) . Other penicillin-class drugs in overdosage, however, have the potential to cause neuromuscular hyperirritability or convulsive seizures. In case of overdosage, discontinue medication, treat symptomatically, and institute supportive measures as required. Piperacillin can be removed by hemodialysis but not peritoneal dialysis.
PIPRACIL (piperacillin sodium) is contraindicated in patients with a history of allergic reactions to any of the betalactams, including penicillins and/or cephalosporins.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/12/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Pipracil Information
- Pipracil Drug Interactions Center: piperacillin inj
- Pipracil Side Effects Center
- Pipracil Overview including Precautions
- Pipracil FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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