Azlocillin is an acylampicillin antibiotic with an extended spectrum of activity and greater in vitro potency than the carboxy penicillins. Azlocillin is similar to mezlocillin and piperacillin. It demonstrates antibacterial activity against a broad spectrum of bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa and, in contrast to most cephalosporins, exhibits activity against enterococci.
1.It is mainly used in the treatment of sepsis, meningitis, pneumonia, biliary tract infection, burn and other serious infections caused by gram-negative bacteria.
2. It is also suitable for the treatment of urinary tract infection caused by penicillin and ampicillin resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, indole positive Proteus and Enterobacter.