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ICL 2000000IU INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 1405 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for ICL

Colistin(2000000 iu)

food interaction for ICL

alcohol interaction for ICL

pregnancy interaction for ICL

lactation interaction for ICL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Icl 2000000iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Icl 2000000iu injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ICL

Colistin(2000000 iu)

Uses

Icl 2000000iu injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Colstin is an antibiotic that belongs to a class of drugs called polymyxins. It acts by killing the infection causing microorganism in the gut.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nephrotoxicity, Neurotoxicity, Peripheral neuropathy, Acute tubular necrosis, Confusion, Dizziness, Muscle weakness, Renal injury, Respiratory distress, Secondary infections, Visual impairment, Vomiting

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Expert advice for ICL

  • You may be regularly monitored for serum creatinine and blood urea nitrogen while on colstin treatment.
  • Use with caution if you have porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that affects kidney) or kidney disease.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for ICL

Colistin

Q.Is colistin an antibiotic / a bactericidal?
Yes colistin is an antibiotic with bactericidal action

Q.Is colistin broad spectrum antibiotic?
No, colistin belongs to a class of drugs called polymyxin antibiotic

Q.Does colistin cover pseudomonas?
Yes, colistin is effective against pseudomonas.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)