Tazobactam meaning

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A compound, C10 H12 N4 O5 S, that inhibits action of the enzyme beta-lactamase, thus counteracting bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. It is used in its sodium form in combination with piperacillin to treat infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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(biochemistry) A compound that inhibits the action of bacterial beta-lactamases, used in antibiotics.
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