Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution Side Effects

Most people who use aztreonam for inhalation solution tend to tolerate the medication well. However, side effects are possible; some of the more common ones include a stuffy nose, sore throat, and coughing. There are also potentially dangerous problems, such as breathing problems that become worse and allergic reactions, which should be reported to your healthcare provider right away.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution

Just like any medicine, aztreonam for inhalation solution (Cayston®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with aztreonam for inhalation solution. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Serious Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution Side Effects

Some side effects of aztreonam for inhalation solution are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Worsening of breathing problems, such as:
    • Wheezing
    • Shortness of breath
    • Coughing
    • Chest tightness
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Blisters on the skin or in the mouth
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 

Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution Information

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