Active Ingredient(s):Colistimethate Sodium FDA Approved: * February 26, 1999 Pharm Company: *PHARMA TEK Category:Antibiotics
Colistin, also known as polymyxin E, is an antibiotic medication used as a last-resort treatment for multidrug-resistant Gram-negative infections including pneumonia. These may involve bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, or Acinetobacter. It comes in two forms: colistimethate sodium can be injected into a vein, injected into a muscle, or inhaled, and colistin sulfate is mainly applied to the skin or taken by ...
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Colistimethate 150 mg/2ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution