Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Tazobac; Tazobactam/piperacillin; Tazobactam/piperacillin 1:8 ratio product; Tazocel; Tazocilline; Tazocin; YP-18; Zosyn

Latest Information Update: 05 Oct 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator NAEJA Pharmaceutical; Taiho Pharmaceutical
  • Developer Taiho Pharmaceutical; Toyama Chemical
  • Class Antibacterials; Carboxylic acids; Penicillins; Piperazines
  • Mechanism of Action Beta lactamase inhibitors; Cell wall inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Bacterial infections; Biliary tract infections; Cholangitis; Cholecystitis; Febrile neutropenia; Intra-abdominal infections; Nosocomial pneumonia; Peritonitis; Respiratory tract infections; Sepsis; Skin and soft tissue infections; Urinary tract infections

Most Recent Events

  • 19 May 2017 Launched for Skin and soft tissue infections in Japan (IV)
  • 18 May 2017 Registered for Skin and soft tissue infections in Japan (IV)
  • 31 Dec 2016 Preregistration for Skin and soft tissue infections in Japan (IV) (Taiho Pharmaceutical pipeline, December 2016)
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