Aztreonam Powder For Solution For Injection 1G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Aztreonam: Powder for solution for injection (1g)

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What is this Medicine?

AZTREONAM (AZ tree oh nam) is a monobactam antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Aztreonam 1g Powder for Injection

NDC: 633230401
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pelvic Cellulitis, Peritonitis, Pneumonia, Cystic Fibrosis, Intraabdominal Infections, Septicemia, Cystitis, Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Bronchitis, Gynecologic Infections, Pyelonephritis, Burn Wound Infection, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Endometritis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Febrile Neutropenia, Meningitis, Surgical Infection Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Aztreonam 1g Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Aztreonam 1g Powder for Injection

Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Double Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<20.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<6.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Bad Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Sores Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Red Spotted Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<11.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Pseudomembranous Colitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sneezing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Platelet Count Incidence:
<3.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Wheezing Incidence:
<16.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.5-2.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
0.5-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
0.5-2.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-1.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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