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GDsafe is a polymyxin antibiotic, prescribed for infections caused by bacteria. The antibiotic fights against the bacteria in the body.  

Drug information on GDsafe (Colistimethate Injection) from Ind-Swift Limited

GDsafe

  Syrup   
Ind-Swift Limited
Generic : Colistimethate Injection
 25.90
12.5mg/5ml
30ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which GDsafe may be prescribed


Side effects of GDsafe

  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 GDsafe?

It comes as a syrup to take by mouth.

When is GDsafe not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for GDsafe

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 GDsafe

Avoid excess dosage and alcohol consumption.

Storage Conditions for GDsafe

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



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