Aztreonam

generic for Azactam

What is Aztreonam?

Common Brand(s): Azactam

Aztreonam is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Uses

  • sepsis caused by Enterobacter
  • E. coli septicemia
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa septicemia
  • sepsis caused by Serratia
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae septicemia
  • Proteus septicemia
  • Klebsiella pneumonia
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia
  • Haemophilus influenzae pneumonia
  • Escherichia coli pneumonia
  • gram-negative aerobic bacillary pneumonia
  • Serratia pneumonia
  • Enterobacter pneumonia
  • Proteus pneumonia
  • Haemophilus influenzae bronchitis
  • Enterobacter cloacae bronchitis
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae bronchitis
  • lower respiratory infection
  • E. coli peritonitis
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae peritonitis
  • Enterobacter peritonitis
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa peritonitis
  • peritonitis
  • infectious disease of abdomen
  • Enterobacter cloacae urinary tract infection
  • E. coli urinary tract infection
  • Klebsiella urinary tract infection
  • Proteus urinary tract infection
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa urinary tract infection
  • Citrobacter urinary tract infection
  • Serratia urinary tract infection
  • E. coli pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Enterobacter pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Klebsiella pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Proteus pelvic inflammatory disease
  • inflammatory disease of female pelvic organs
  • female genital tract infection
  • endometritis
  • Enterobacter endometritis
  • Klebsiella endometritis
  • E. coli endometritis
  • Proteus endometritis
  • skin and skin structure infection
  • skin and skin structure E. coli infection
  • skin and skin structure Proteus infection
  • skin and skin structure Klebsiella infection
  • skin and skin structure Enterobacter infection
  • skin and skin structure Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection
  • skin and skin structure Citrobacter infection
  • skin and skin structure Serratia infection
  • aerobic gram-negative bacteremia
  • E. coli bronchitis
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa bronchitis
  • Proteus bronchitis
  • Serratia bronchitis
  • Citrobacter peritonitis
  • Serratia peritonitis
  • Pseudomonas respiratory tract infection in cystic fibrosis
  • bacterial urinary tract infection

Usage Instructions

This medication is usually given by injection into a vein or a muscle as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

If you are giving this medication to yourself at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.

For the best effect, use this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, use this medication at the same time(s) every day.

Continue to use aztreonam until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may allow bacteria to continue to grow, which may result in a relapse of the infection.

Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

Storage

Consult the product instructions and your pharmacist for storage details. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.