Piperacillin/Tazobactam

(Zosyn)

GCEMS Protocol:

  • Sepsis

 

Indications:

  • SIRS criteria x 2 and known or suspected source of infection other than pulmonary

 

Contraindications:

  • Allergy to to Zosyn, penicillin or their derivatives

 

Adult:

3.375 G ( or 4.5 G) mixed in 50 mL of NS infused IV/IO over 20 minutes

 

Peds:

Not approved