Aztreonam

Description

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.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Aztreonam
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01D Other beta-lactam antibacterials → J01DF Monobactams

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2D Molecule Structure

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3D Molecule Structure

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Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

G2B4VE5GH8 - AZTREONAM

CAS Registry Number

78110-38-0 - aztreonam

SNOMED-CT

387386004 - Aztreonam (substance)