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Related to Primaxin: Meropenem, Imipenem, Invanz, Cilastatin
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Noun1.Primaxin - trade name for a parenteral antibiotic
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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Our study forecasts sales of 26 products, including these brands: -- Augmentin -- Zyvox -- Avelox -- Cubicin -- Zosyn -- Cravit/Levaquin -- Merrem/Meropen -- Biaxin/Clarith -- Primaxin.
Moreover, the study finds that the lack of effective treatment options for these infections is driving increased prescribing of colistin, Pfizer's Tygacil and carbapenems, namely AstraZeneca's Merrem (meropenem, generics), Merck's Primaxin (imipenem-cilastatin, generics) and Janssen's Doribax (doripenem).
According to ID specialists, concerns over drug resistance in Gram-negative pathogens has led to the uptake of last-resort drugs and drugs typically used for later-lines of therapy, including meropenem, Merck's Primaxin and Invanz, Janssen's Doribax, Pfizer's Tygacil and colistin.