Colistimethate, Colistin, Polymyxin E

Category: Antibiotics



Colistimethate, Colistin, Polymyxin E Overview

Colistin, also known as polymyxin E, is an antibiotic medication used as a last-resort treatment for multidrug-resistant Gram negative infections including pneumonia.[6][7] These may involve bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, or Acinetobacter.[8] It comes in a form which can be injected into a vein or into a muscle, or inhaled, known as colistimethate sodium and one which is applied to the skin or taken by mouth, kno...

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