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Aztreonam

Introduction: Aztreonam

Description of Aztreonam

Aztreonam: an antibiotic (trade name Azactam) used against severe infections; has minimal side effects.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Aztreonam: A monocyclic beta-lactam antibiotic originally isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum. It is resistant to beta-lactamases and is used in gram-negative infections, especially of the meninges, bladder, and kidneys. It may cause a superinfection with gram-positive organisms.
Source: Diseases Database

Aztreonam: A monocyclic beta-lactam antibiotic originally isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum. It is resistant to beta-lactamases and is used in gram-negative infections, especially of the meninges, bladder, and kidneys. It may cause a superinfection with gram-positive organisms.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Aztreonam include:

Terms associated with Aztreonam:

Terms Similar to Aztreonam:

  • Azactam

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Aztreonam

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Aztreonam

The following list attempts to classify Aztreonam into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • antibiotic,antibiotic drug
  • antibacterial,antibacterial drug,bactericide
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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