What to Expect With CAYSTON® (aztreonam for inhalation solution)

You have been prescribed CAYSTON because you have cystic fibrosis (CF) and an infection in your lungs called Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa). You can learn more about Pa here.

CAYSTON fights Pa and offers fast treatment and flexible dosing. CAYSTON nebulization time is typically 2–3 minutes,* and is taken 3 times a day, at least 4 hours apart over a 28-day course of treatment.

IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT CAYSTON

AIR-CF1 STUDY: Respiratory symptoms and lung function improvement
Active Comparator study: CAYSTON and Tobramycin Inhalation Solution (TOBI)

The goal of the Active Comparator study was to look at 2 approved medications, CAYSTON and TOBI, by tracking changes in FEV1 in people with CF taking CAYSTON or TOBI over 3 treatment courses.9 Learn more about CAYSTON clinical trials here.

common side effects

The most common side effects of CAYSTON include cough, nasal congestion, wheezing, sore throat, fever (may be more common in children than in adults), chest discomfort, stomach area (abdominal) pain, and vomiting. These are not all the possible side effects of CAYSTON. Please see additional Important Safety Information to the right.

portability

The quiet and portable ALTERA® Nebulizer System makes it convenient to bring CAYSTON with you on the go (especially if you have a carrying case). To ensure that you get your complete dose of CAYSTON, make sure you are in an environment with a flat, stable surface to prepare your doses and sitting in an upright position to take your dose.

Altera Nebulizer system
FAST TREATMENT TIME AND FLEXIBLE DOSING

CAYSTON nebulization time is typically 2–3 minutes,* and is taken 3 times a day, at least 4 hours apart over a 28-day course of treatment.

FAST NEBULIZATION AND FLEXIBLE DOSING

See how CAYSTON may fit into your daily schedule with our interactive dosing tool.

See how real people with CF fit CAYSTON into their schedules

*This does not include setting up, cleaning, and disinfecting your ALTERA nebulizing equipment.

Get familiar with all of the resources that can help you start and stay on track with CAYSTON.

resource guide

To get helpful questions to ask your care team, click where you are on your CAYSTON journey:

discussion guides
Learn the Important Steps When You Begin CAYSTON
NEXT