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1

Name one Monobactam drug.

1. Azetreonam

2

What is the MOA for Azetreonam?

- Same to Penicillin
- Bactericidal
- Stable to many B-lactamases

3

How is Azetreonam administered?

- IV
- IM

4

What spectrum is Azetreonam?

- Narrow spectrum
- Aerobic Gram -ve bacteria

(E.coli, P.aeruginosa, Enterobacter, Citrobacter, Proteus mirabilis, H.influenza)

5

What side effects are common when taking Azetreonam?

- Skin rashes
- Increased serum aminotransferases

6

What drug interactions occur with Azetreonam?

- No cross sensitivity