くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 1/2016

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
PIPERACILLIN Injection 2g "Nichiiko"
 Active ingredient:
Piperacillin sodium
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a penicillin antibiotic agent. It inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall to show bactericidal effect.
It is usually used to treat various infections such as blood borne/respiratory/urinary tract/biliary tract/gynecologic infection.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines. If you have infectious mononucleosis.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, inject by intravenous injection, intravenous infusion or intramuscular injection 2 to 4 times a day. In general, for children, inject by intravenous injection or intravenous infusion 2 to 4 times a day.
  • The treatment duration is determined according to symptoms of the patients.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may affect on laboratory value. When you are receiving labratory test, inform your doctor that you are using this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include fever, rash, itch and nausea/vomiting. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • respiratory distress, itch, pale face [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • high fever, bloodshot eyes, general malaise [toxic epidermal necrolysis, mucocutaneous-ocular syndrome, acute diffuse eruptive pustulosis]
  • decreased urine output, edema of limbs/face, fever [severe renal disorder such as acute renal failure and interstitial nephritis]
  • general malaise, high fever, gum bleeding [pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia ]
  • frequent diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever [severe colitis such as pseudomembranous colitis accompanied with bloody stool]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.