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XYLISTIN FORTE 2 MIU INJECTION

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Composition for XYLISTIN

Colistin(2 miu)

food interaction for XYLISTIN

alcohol interaction for XYLISTIN

pregnancy interaction for XYLISTIN

lactation interaction for XYLISTIN

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Xylistin forte 2 miu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Xylistin forte 2 miu 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 XYLISTIN

Colistin(2 miu)

Uses

Xylistin forte 2 miu 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

SUBSTITUTES for XYLISTIN

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  • MYXITIN 2MIU INJECTION
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    La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1416.18/injection
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    Rs. 1416.18
    pay 736% more per injection
  • REMERGIN 2MIU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Astra Zeneca
    Rs. 1570/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1570
    pay 827% more per injection
  • WOCKSTIN 2 MIU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Wockhardt Ltd
    Rs. 1390.70/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1390.70
    pay 721% more per injection
  • HOPSTIN FORTE 2MIU INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 471.38/ML of injection
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    Rs. 942.77
    pay 178% more per ML of injection
  • PMX 2MIU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 1380.95/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1380.95
    pay 715% more per injection

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Expert advice for XYLISTIN

  • 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 XYLISTIN

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 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)