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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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
J01DF01
Aztreonam
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01D Other beta-lactam antibacterials → J01DF Monobactams

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Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
CAYSTON Powder and solvent for nebuliser solution
MPI, EU: SmPC
AZACTAM Powder for solution for injection or infusion
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK