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Walamycin (60 ml) is a polymyxin antibiotic, prescribed for infections caused by bacteria. The antibiotic fights against the bacteria in the body.  

Drug information on Walamycin (60 ml) (Colistimethate Injection) from Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Lyfestyle)

Walamycin (60 ml)

  Suspension   
Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Lyfestyle)
Generic : Colistimethate Injection
 46.20
12.5mg/5ml
60ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Walamycin (60 ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Walamycin (60 ml)

  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 Walamycin (60 ml)?

It comes as a syrup to take by mouth.

When is Walamycin (60 ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Walamycin (60 ml)

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 Walamycin (60 ml)

Avoid excess dosage and alcohol consumption.

Storage Conditions for Walamycin (60 ml)

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



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