Disease Information for Aztreonam (Azactam) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute Renal Failure
Azotemia/Acute
Drug induced Renal failure,
Toxic nephritis/Chronic persistent
Toxic Nephritis/Nephropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Bacteriocidal antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Beta-lactam antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Beta-lactam newer antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Interferes with bacteria cell-wall synthesis
DRUG/Monobactam antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Monocyclic beta-lactam nucleus/drug (ex)
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Indication for Dialysis
Synonyms
Synonym
Az threonam, Azthreonam, aztreonam, Aztreonam chemical, Aztreonam (product), Aztreonam (substance), AZTREONAM PREPARATION, Propanoic acid 2 (((1 (2 amino 4 thiazolyl) 2 ((2 methyl 4 oxo 1 sulfo 3 azetidinyl)amino) 2 oxoethylidene)amino)oxy) 2 methyl (2S (2alpha,3beta(Z))), Brand name/Azactam (Aztreonam)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Bile high concentration
DRUG/CSF Low concentration
DRUG/Dose 1 gram iv q8hrs
DRUG/Dose Q12 Hrs
DRUG/Dose Q6 hrs Medication
DRUG/Half life Serum 1.7 hrs
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Orally ineffective drug
-Pharmacology Drug Renal clearance predominant
-Urine high concentration/drug
Other Treatments
TX/Dialysis.
Definition

Antibiotic drug; monobactam for gram-negative bacteria only ; parenteral preparation only; possible penicillin allergy effect

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