Piperacillin/tazobactam, a lifesaving antibiotic with even more use than vancomycin, has been associated with acute tubular necrosis alone and when co-administered with vancomycin. Piperacillin/tazobactam has also be associated with the development of acute interstitial nephritis.
The use of piperacillin/tazobactam is ubiquitous in many institutions. Several studies over the past few years have demonstrated an increased risk of developing acute kidney [...]
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