Cayston Powder For Nebulizer Solution 75Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cayston: Powder for nebulizer solution (75mg)

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What is this Medicine?

AZTREONAM (AZ tree oh nam) is a monobactam antibiotic. It is used to improve breathing symptoms in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) with certain bacteria in their lungs. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Cayston 75mg Powder for Inhalation Solution

NDC: 619580901
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cystic Fibrosis

Storage Information
Reconstituted product should be used immediately. Discard unused portion
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Protect from light
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Unrefrigerated product can be stored at temperatures not exceeding 77 degrees F for 28 days
Cayston 75mg Powder for Inhalation Solution

Reported Side Effects for Cayston 75mg Powder for Inhalation Solution

Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Fever Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
<16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Wheezing Incidence:
<16.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
54.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*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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