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XYLISTIN 1 MIU INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 916 for 1 vial(s) (10 ML injection each)
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Composition for XYLISTIN

Colistimethate(1 MIU)

food interaction for XYLISTIN

alcohol interaction for XYLISTIN

pregnancy interaction for XYLISTIN

lactation interaction for XYLISTIN

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Xylistin 1 miu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Xylistin 1 miu 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for XYLISTIN

Colistimethate(1 MIU)

Uses

Xylistin 1 miu injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Xylistin 1 miu injection belongs to group of medicines called polymyxin antibiotic drugs. It acts by binding to the bacterial cell wall and changing its permeability, causing bacterial cell death.

Common side effects

Numbness of tongue, Decreased urination, Allergic reaction, Itching, Application site irritation, Chest tightness, Diarrhoea, Fever, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Muscle weakness, Stomach upset

SUBSTITUTES for XYLISTIN

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  • COLINEM 1MIU INJECTION
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    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 700/injection
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  • COLICRAFT 1MIU INJECTION
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    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 710/injection
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    Rs. 710
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Expert advice for XYLISTIN

  • Consult your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions: kidney disease, myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness), porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs) or asthma (difficulty in breathing).
  • Caution should be taken in premature and new-born babies as the kidneys are not fully developed or in children younger than 10 years of age who have diarrhea or an infection of the stomach or bowel.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with colistimethate.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking colistimethate as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)