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In the US, Aztreonam (aztreonam systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antibiotics and is used to treat Bacteremia, Bacterial Infection, Bone infection, Cystic Fibrosis, Febrile Neutropenia, Intraabdominal Infection, Kidney Infections, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Peritonitis, Pneumonia, Pneumonia with Cystic Fibrosis, Skin and Structure Infection, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection and Urinary Tract Infection.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Monobactam

Chemical Name

(Z)-2-[[[(2-amino-4-tiazolyl)[[(2S,3S)-2-metyl-4-oxo-1-sulfo-3-azetidinyl]carbamoyl]metylene]amino]oxy]-2-metylpropionic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Aztreonamum (Latin)
  • Aztreonam (German)
  • Aztréonam (French)
  • Aztreonam (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Aztreonam (OS: DCIT, USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Aztréonam (OS: DCF)
  • BRN 3577211 (IS)
  • SQ 26776 (Squibb) (IS)
  • UNII-G2B4VE5GH8 (IS)
  • Aztreonam (PH: JP XVII, USP 41)
  • Aztreonam Lysine (OS: USAN)
  • Corus1020 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Azactam
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Australia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Belgium; Bristol-Myers Squibb, China; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Colombia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ecuador; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Spain; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ireland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, India; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Kuwait; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Norway; Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Zealand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pakistan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Portugal; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Venezuela; Eisai, Japan; Glaxo Smithkline, Lebanon; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; IFET, Greece
  • Azactam 1g
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Austria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Luxembourg; E. R. Squibb & Sons, United Kingdom; Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Azactam 2g
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Austria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Luxembourg; E. R. Squibb & Sons, United Kingdom
  • Azanem
    Instituto Biochimico, Brazil
  • Aznam
    Jodas, Russian Federation
  • Aztram
    Shanxi C & Y, Philippines
  • Aztreo
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Aztreobol
    ABOLmed, Russian Federation
  • Aztreonam
    Vitalis, Peru; Vitalis, Venezuela
  • Aztreonam Biochimico
    Biochimico, Brazil
  • Aztreonam Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Aztreonam Richet [+ Arginine]
    Biotec Chile, Chile
  • Aztreonam Vitalis
    Vitalis, Guatemala; Vitalis, Nicaragua
  • Bencipen
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Cayston
    Gilead, Estonia; Gilead, Israel; Gilead, Lithuania; Gilead, Poland; Gilead, United States; Gilead Sciences, Canada; Gilead Sciences International Ltd, Greece; Gilead Sciences Ireland UC, Netherlands
  • Cayston 75mg
    Gilead, Germany
  • Monobac
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mexico
  • Primbactam
    IFET, Greece; Laboratori Guidotti, Italy
  • Treonam
    OQ Pharma, Peru
  • Trezam
    Glenmark, India
  • Vebac
    Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Cayston
    Gilead, Spain; Gilead, France; Gilead, Ireland; Gilead, Luxembourg; Gilead, Norway; Gilead, Portugal; Gilead, Sweden; Gilead Sciences, Denmark; Gilead Sciences, United Kingdom; Gilead Sciences Belgium, Belgium
  • Cayston 75mg
    Gilead, Switzerland; Gilead Sciences International, Austria


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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