New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved

February 26, 2015 3:41 PM

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THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The combination antibiotic Avycaz (ceftazidime-avibactam) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with complicated infections of the intra-abdominal area or urinary tract, including the kidneys.

Avycaz contains the previously approved antibiotic ceftazidime, and the newer antibacterial drug avibactam, the agency said in a news release.

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