Colistimethate, Colistin, Polymyxin E

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Colistimethate, Colistin, Polymyxin E Overview

Colistin, also known as polymyxin E, is an antibiotic produced by certain strains of the bacteria Paenibacillus polymyxa. Colistin is a mixture of the cyclic polypeptides colistin A and B and belongs to the class of polypeptide antibiotics known as polymyxins. Colistin is effective against most Gram-negative bacilli. Colistin is a decades-old drug that fell out of favor in human medicine due to its kidney toxicity. It remains one of the last-resort antibiotics for multidrug-resistant Pseudomo...

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Colistimethate, Colistin, Polymyxin E
  • Injection: 150mg, 150mg/vial
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