Azactam


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Noun1.Azactam - an antibiotic (trade name Azactam) used against severe infections; has minimal side effects
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"
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Quinolone, ciprofloxacin (CIP5); cabapenem, imipenem or meropenem (IPM10, MEM); aminoglycoside gentamycin (CN10) amikacin (AK30); monobactam, Azactam (AZT); Antipseudomonal penicillin Piperacillin/Tazobactam (TZP110).
Comments: Global in-market sales of Tvsabri were up 23% to $1.5 billion in 2011, which helped offset the loss of revenues from a number of EDT legacy products including Azactam, Maxipime and Prialt, which contributed $41.5 million in 2010.
The drugs reported most frequently to be unavailable or in short supply include the intravenous formulation of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim), amikacin (Amikin), aztreon-am (Azactam), foscarnet (Foscavir), and penicillin G.