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    Colistin Sulphate

    Information about Colistin Sulphate

    Colistin sulphate uses

    Colistin Sulphate is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

    How colistin sulphate works

    Colistin Sulphate is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.

    Common side effects of colistin sulphate

    Confusion, Respiratory distress, Muscle weakness, Acute tubular necrosis, Vomiting, Dizziness, Neurotoxicity, Nausea, Visual impairment, Renal injury, Secondary infections, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Nephrotoxicity

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    Expert advice for Colistin Sulphate

    • 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 Colistin Sulphate

    Colistin Sulphate

    Q. Is Colistin Sulphate an antibiotic / a bactericidal?

    Yes Colistin Sulphate is an antibiotic with bactericidal action

    Q. Is Colistin Sulphate broad spectrum antibiotic?

    No, Colistin Sulphate belongs to a class of drugs called polymyxin antibiotic

    Q. Does Colistin Sulphate cover pseudomonas?

    Yes, Colistin Sulphate is effective against pseudomonas.

    Content on this page was last updated on 21 June, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)