Inhaled-IV Antibiotic Combo May Better Treat Acute Flares Than IV-only Mix

Inhaled-IV Antibiotic Combo May Better Treat Acute Flares Than IV-only Mix

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Inhaled-IV Antibiotic Combo May Better Treat Acute Flares Than IV-only Mix

When given alongside the antibiotic Colistin (colistimethate), Cayston (aztreonam lysine), an inhaled antibiotic specifically targeting Pseudomonas aeruginosa, was superior to standard intravenous antibiotics at improving lung function and life quality among adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) and lung infections due to P. aeruginosa during an acute flare, a single-site U.K. trial reports. According to its investigators, these findings from a support further testing in patients of inhaled antibiotics at managing CF acute exacerbations. Trial data were detailed…

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