This brand name is authorized in Austria, Spain, Finland, France, Ireland, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States

Active ingredients

The drug AZACTAM contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Aztreonam

Aztreonam exhibits activity in vitro against gram-negative aerobic pathogens, including P. aeruginosa. Aztreonam binds to penicillin-binding proteins of susceptible bacteria, which leads to inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis, followed by filamentation and cell lysis.

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Medication package inserts

Below package inserts are available for further reading:

Title Information Source Document Type  
AZACTAM Powder for solution for injection or infusion Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
J01DF01 Aztreonam J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01D Other beta-lactam antibacterials → J01DF Monobactams
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Authorization and marketing

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country Identification scheme Identifier(s)
Country: ES Centro de información online de medicamentos de la AEMPS Identifier(s): 57781
Country: FI Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus Identifier(s): 155960, 156042
Country: FR Base de données publique des médicaments Identifier(s): 63918096
Country: GB Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency Identifier(s): 43437, 43441
Country: JP 医薬品医療機器総合機構 Identifier(s): 6122400D1028, 6122400D2024
Country: MT Medicines Authority Identifier(s): AA565/56001, AA565/62202, AA565/62203, AA565/62204, AA565/62205, AA565/62206, AA565/62207
Country: NZ Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority Identifier(s): 3735
Country: SG Health Sciences Authority Identifier(s): 00556P
Country: US FDA, National Drug Code Identifier(s): 0003-2560, 0003-2570

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