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Do not take CAYSTON if you are allergic to aztreonam (AZACTAM®).
CAYSTON can cause serious side effects, including:
If you have a history of allergy to antibiotics such as penicillins, cephalosporins, and/or carbapenems, you may also be allergic to CAYSTON. It is important to tell your healthcare provider about any medication allergies you may have.
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, vomiting.
Tell your doctor if you have any new or worsening symptoms while taking CAYSTON and about any side effects that bother you or do not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of CAYSTON. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
CAYSTON is a prescription inhaled antibiotic used to improve breathing symptoms in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) who have a lung infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa). CAYSTON is not a treatment for infections caused by other bacteria or viruses, such as the common cold. CAYSTON is used only with the Altera® Nebulizer System. It is not known if CAYSTON is safe and effective in children under the age of 7 or in patients with FEV1 <25% or >75% predicted.