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Do they give a patient zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam) when allergc to penicilln?
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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Generally no
But it depends on the allergy and the indication.
If the allergy to penicillin is mild and the indication is for a life threatening illness, then zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam) (piperacillin/tazobactam) can be cautiously used.

In brief: Generally no
But it depends on the allergy and the indication.
If the allergy to penicillin is mild and the indication is for a life threatening illness, then zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam) (piperacillin/tazobactam) can be cautiously used.
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