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Colistin 1 Million IU Injection


Overview

Uses of Colistin Powder for Injection

Colistin 1 Million IU Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections.

Colistin Powder for Injection side effects

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

How to use Colistin Powder for Injection

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

How Colistin Powder for Injection works

Colistin 1 Million IU Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.

Colistin Powder for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Colistin 1 Million IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Colistin 1 Million IU Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Colistin 1 Million IU Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Colistin 1 Million IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Colistin 1 Million IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Colistin 1 Million IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Colistin 1 Million IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Colistin 1 Million IU Injection is an antibiotic that is usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
  • It is given by injection or drip (infusion) into a vein usually over 30-60 minutes.
  • 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. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor the level of the medicine in your blood.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Colistin

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Colistin?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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

No, do not stop taking Colistin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
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