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IndicationsTherapeutic IndicationsZAVICEFTA(ceftazidime-avibactam) is indicated for the treatment of adult and paediatric patients aged 3 months and older with the following infections:1*

Complicated urinary tract infection  (cUTI), including pyelonephritis

Complicated intra-abdominal infection (cIAI)

Hospital-acquired pneumonia, including ventilator-associated pneumonia
(HAP/VAP)

Infections due to aerobic Gram-negative organisms in patients with limited treatment options

ZAVICEFTA is also indicated for the treatment of adult patients with bacteraemia that occurs in association with, or is suspected to be 
associated with, cUTI, cIAI or HAP/VAP

*Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.1
†Data support the use of ZAVICEFTA in adult patients with limited treatment options including in primary bacteraemia, cSSTI, BJI, meningitis, febrile neutropenia, cystic fibrosis, post-transplant patients due to KPC and OXA-48 resistance mechanisms, and MDR Pseudomonas.2-16
Prescribing information

Zavicefta® (avibactam sodium, ceftazidime pentahydrate)

Zavicefta® (avibactam sodium, ceftazidime pentahydrate) 2g/0.5g powder for concentrate 
for solution for infusion
)

Abbreviations:BJI, bone and joint infection; cIAI, complicated intra-abdominal infection; cSSTI, complicated skin and soft-tissue infection; cUTI, complicated urinary tract infection; HAP, hospital-acquired pneumonia; KPC, Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase; MDR, multidrug-resistant; OXA, oxacillinase; VAP, ventilator-associated pneumonia.
References:
ZAVICEFTA. Summary of Product Characteristics, 2022.Castón JJ, et al. Int J Infect Dis 2017;59:118–23.van Duin D, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2018;66:163–71.Sousa A, et al. J Antimicrob Chemother 2018;73:3170–5.Temkin E, et al. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017;61:e01964-16.Shields RK, et al. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017;61:e00883-17.Tumbarello M, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2019;68:355–64.Tumbarello M, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2021;10.1093/cid/ciab176.Tsolaki V, et al. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020;64:e02320-19.Rathish B, et al. Cureus 2021;13:e13081.Atkin SD, et al. Infect Drug Resist 2018;11:1499–510.Chen W, et al. Ann Transl Med 2020;8:39.Jabbour JF, et al. Curr Opin Infect Dis 2020;33:146–54.Aguado JM, et al. Transplant Rev (Orlando) 2018;32:36–57.Soriano A, et al. Infect Dis Ther 2021:1–46.Mazuski JE, et al. Infect Dis Ther 2021:1–16.
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