ANTIBACTERIALS >PENICILLINS >BLUCILLIN ® - TAZO Injection
For the use of a Registered Medical Practitioner, a Hospital or a Laboratory only.
COMPOSITION
BLUCILLIN-TAZO 1.125 g Injection
Each vial contains:
Piperacillin sodium eq. to piperacillin: 1 g
Tazobactam sodium eq. to tazobactam: 0.125 g
 
BLUCILLIN-TAZO 4.5 g Injection
Each vial contains:
Piperacillin sodium eq. to piperacillin: 4 g
Tazobactam sodium eq. to tazobactam: 0.5 g
 
INDICATIONS
BLUCILLIN-TAZO injections are indicated in the treatment of following infections when caused by susceptible
pathogens: Urinary tract infections, skin & skin structure infections, bone and joint infections, postpartum endometritis or pelvic inflammatory disease, appendicitis and peritonitis, community-acquired & nosocomial pneumonia.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Intravenous infusion: Adults & children over 40 kg with normal renal function : Usual dose: 3.375 g every six hours, totaling 13.5 g/day (12.0 g piperacillin/1.5 g tazobactam).
In Nosocomial Pneumonia: 4.5 g every six hours, totaling 18.0 g/day (16.0 g piperacillin/2.0 g tazobactam) along with aminoglycosides.
Children: 2 to 9 months: 80 mg piperacillin/10 mg tazobactam/kg every 8 hours.
Children over 9 months, weighing up to 40 kg, and with normal renal function: In appendicitis and/or peritonitis: 100 mg piperacillin/12.5 mg tazobactam/kg every 8 hours.
HOW SUPPLIED
Vial.