Aztreonam Injection Information

As a type of antibiotic, aztreonam injection (Azactam®) is prescribed to treat urinary tract infections, lower respiratory tract infections, and certain other types of bacterial infections. It is approved for use in adults and children as young as nine months old. This medicine is injected into a vein or a muscle every 6 to 12 hours for at least 48 hours.
 
If your healthcare provider recommends treatment with aztreonam injection, he or she will need information on your medical history and any other medications, vitamins, or supplements you are using. Some of the potential side effects include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. You should also talk to your healthcare provider before using this product if you have certain allergies or have problems with your liver or kidneys.
 
(To learn more about this antibiotic, click Aztreonam Injection. This full-length article covers more information, including dosing guidelines, details on how the drug works, and important warnings and precautions.)
 
 

Aztreonam Injection Information

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