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Colisig 1 Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Colisig 1 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.

Colisig 1 Injection is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional. The dose depends on what type of infection you have, where it is in the body and how serious it is. You should have 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 does not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell 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 Colisig Powder for Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Side effects of Colisig Powder for 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 Colisig

  • Kidney damage

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Kidney damage
    If you have kidney damage, you will probably know only after a blood or urine test is done. In general, making healthy lifestyle changes and eating a healthy balanced diet can improve the function of your kidneys. Discuss with your doctor what medicines or lifestyle changes might help.

How to use Colisig Powder for Injection

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

How Colisig Powder for Injection works

Colisig 1 Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Colisig 1 Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Colisig 1 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
Colisig 1 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
Colisig 1 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Colisig 1 Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Colisig 1 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Colisig 1 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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.

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
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Dermatology
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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. What if I do not get better after using Colisig?

Inform your doctor if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine. If you do not feel better after finishing the full course of treatment, consult your doctor.

Q. Can I stop taking Colisig when I feel better?

Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. But, do not stop taking Colisig and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

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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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