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Drug information on Galamycin (30ml) (Colistimethate Injection) from Axis Life Science Pvt. Ltd.

Galamycin (30ml)

  Syrup
Axis Life Science Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Colistimethate Injection
 23.00
12.5mg/5ml
30ml
Galamycin (30ml) is a polymyxin antibiotic, prescribed for infections caused by bacteria. The antibiotic fights against the bacteria in the body.  

Medical Condition(s) for which Galamycin (30ml) may be prescribed

Common Cold
Respiratory Diseases

Side effects of Galamycin (30ml)

  Gastrointestinal: Gastrointestinal upset.

  Central Nervous System: Tingling of extremities and tongue, slurred speech, dizziness and fainting.

  Skin : Generalized itching, hives and rash.

  Body as a Whole : Fever.

  Respiratory : Respiratory disorder and shortness of breath.

  Genitourinary : Kidney damage and decreased urine output.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- GI infections; Bowel sterilization- 1.5-3 million units 3 times/day.
IV/IM- GI infections; Bowel sterilization as colistimethate Na: 6 million units/day in 3 divided doses. Max: 6-million units/24 hour.
Inhalation- Adjunct to antimicrobial therapy in respiratory infections as colistimethate Na: 1-2 million units twice daily. Max: 2 million units 3 times/day for up to 3 month in frequent recurrent infections.

How to use Galamycin (30ml)?

It comes as a syrup to take by mouth./

When is Galamycin (30ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Galamycin (30ml)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of preexisting kidney impairment, disorders of neuromuscular transmission, during pregnancy and lactation.

• Monitor liver enzyme level and Blood Urea Nitrogen level regularly while on treatment.

Other Precautions for Galamycin (30ml)

Avoid excess dosage and alcohol consumption.

Storage Conditions of Galamycin (30ml)

Store reconstituted solution in refrigerator at 2°-8°C (36°-46°F) or between 20°-25°C



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