Cayston (aztreonam) is an antibiotic that fights severe or severe infection caused by microorganism.
Cayston inhalation is employed to enhance respiratory symptoms in those that have mucoviscidosis and a particular microorganism in their lungs. This medication is to be used in adults and youngsters WHO ar a minimum of seven years recent.
Cayston may be used for functions ex-directory during this medication guide.
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Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Cayston: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
bronchospasm (wheezing, chest tightness, trouble breathing) right after using the medicine; or
any new or worsening symptoms.
Less serious Cayston side effects may include:
mild stomach discomfort, vomiting;
cough, sore throat;
stuffy nose; or
The recommended dose of CAYSTON for both adults and pediatric patients 7 years of age and older is one single-use vial (75 mg of aztreonam) reconstituted with 1 mL of sterile diluent administered 3 times a day for a 28-day course (followed by 28 days off CAYSTON therapy). Dosage is not based on weight or adjusted for age. Doses should be taken at least 4 hours apart. CAYSTON is administered by inhalation using an Altera® Nebulizer System. Patients should use a bronchodilator before administration of CAYSTON.