This brand name is authorized in Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Estonia, Spain, France, Croatia, Ireland, Israel, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

Active ingredients

The drug CAYSTON 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  
CAYSTON Powder and solvent for nebuliser solution European Medicines Agency (EU) 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: CA Health Products and Food Branch Identifier(s): 02329840
Country: EE Ravimiamet Identifier(s): 1436172
Country: ES Centro de información online de medicamentos de la AEMPS Identifier(s): 09543002
Country: FR Base de données publique des médicaments Identifier(s): 61054849
Country: GB Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency Identifier(s): 174633, 174637
Country: IE Health Products Regulatory Authority Identifier(s): 88132
Country: IL מִשְׂרַד הַבְּרִיאוּת Identifier(s): 7382
Country: LT Valstybinė vaistų kontrolės tarnyba Identifier(s): 1050738, 1056311
Country: NL Z-Index G-Standaard, PRK Identifier(s): 97292
Country: PL Rejestru Produktów Leczniczych Identifier(s): 100308901

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