What is Aztreonam?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Cayston


Aztreonam is an antibiotic which is delivered by injection, intravenously or by inhalation for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible gram-negative bacilli and to improve respiratory symptoms in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aztreonam

Side effect Patients
Cough 1


Based on patients currently taking Aztreonam

Dosage Patients
3 x 1 g/50 mL monthly 1

Why patients stopped taking Aztreonam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 4
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Aztreonam


Currently taking Aztreonam

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Aztreonam

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Aztreonam.