A compound that inhibits the action of bacterial beta-lactamases, used in antibiotics.
Tazobactam is a compound that inhibits the action of bacterial β-lactamases. It is combined with the extended spectrum β-lactam antibiotic piperacillin in the drug piperacillin/tazobactam. It is one of the preferred antibiotic treatments for community-acquired pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. It broadens the spectrum of piperacillin by making it effective against organisms that express β-lactamase and would normally degrade piperacillin. Tazobactam sodium is a derivative of the penicillin nucleus and is a penicillanic acid sulfone.
The numerical value of tazobactam in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of tazobactam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Images & Illustrations of tazobactam
Find a translation for the tazobactam definition in other languages:
Select another language: