Plazomicin (Intravenous Route)

Name: Plazomicin (Intravenous Route)

US Brand Name

  1. Zemdri


Plazomicin is used to treat complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including pyelonephritis (kidney infection) in patients who have limited or no other treatment options. Plazomicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth.

This medicine may be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution


There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding.

Drug Interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. Tell your healthcare professional if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicine.

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.