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Colicease 3MIU Injection

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Colicease 3MIU Injection is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe infections of the lungs, stomach, urinary tract, blood, and others. It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems. It is commonly used to treat critically ill patients admitted to the hospital.

Colicease 3MIU Injection is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional. You should get your injections at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed it, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.

Some people may develop side effects like kidney damage and local redness or swelling at the site of injection. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell the doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotic or have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it. Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor kidney function and the level of the medicine in your blood.

Uses of Colicease Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Benefits of Colicease Injection

In Severe bacterial infections

Colicease 3MIU Injection is an antibiotic that works by killing bacteria which can cause serious infections. It is a versatile medicine used to treat many different types of bacterial infections. This medicine is usually given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered at home.

This medicine usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Colicease Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Colicease

  • Kidney damage
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Colicease Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Colicease Injection works

Colicease 3MIU Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Colicease 3MIU Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Colicease 3MIU Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Colicease 3MIU Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Colicease 3MIU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Colicease 3MIU Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Colicease 3MIU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Colicease 3MIU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • It is given by a drip or by injection into the vein under the supervision of a doctor.
  • It may also be used to kill the natural bacteria that are present in the stomach before surgery on the stomach.
  • Do not use it for any other types of bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cyclic polypeptide
Habit Forming
No

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FAQs

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Colicease 3MIU Injection?

Before taking Colicease 3MIU Injection, you must tell your doctor if you have or ever had any problems related to your kidneys or lungs (such as asthma). Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Q. How is Colicease 3MIU Injection administered?

Colicease 3MIU Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Colicease 3MIU Injection.

Q. Who should not use Colicease 3MIU Injection?

Use of Colicease 3MIU Injection should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Colicease 3MIU Injection or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Colicease 3MIU Injection for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Colicease 3MIU Injection in pregnancy?

Enough evidence is not available to provide clarity on the use of Colicease 3MIU Injection in pregnancy. However, if you are pregnant or planning to conceive, consult your doctor before taking Colicease 3MIU Injection. You may take it only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Is Colicease 3MIU Injection safe?

Colicease 3MIU Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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References

  1. Huang J, Tang YQ, Sun JY. Intravenous colistin sulfate: a rarely used form of polymyxin E for the treatment of severe multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections. Scand J Infect Dis. 2010;42(4):260-5. [Accessed 30 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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