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Xylistin (1 million iu) (Colistimethate Injection) Drug Price and Information

Xylistin (1 million iu) is a polymyxin antibiotic, prescribed for infections caused by bacteria. The antibiotic fights against the bacteria in the body.  

Xylistin (1 million iu)

  Injection
Cipla Limited
Generic : Colistimethate Injection
 715.00
1millunit/1vial
1Vial
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    Drug information on Xylistin (1 million iu) (Colistimethate Injection) from Cipla Limited

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    Drug Name : Colistimethate Injection

    Colistimethate Injection(Coly-Mycin M) generic Xylistin (1 million iu) is a polymyxin antibiotic, prescribed for infections caused by bacteria. The antibiotic fights against the bacteria in the body.
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    Trade Names for Colistimethate Injection

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    Medical condition(s) for which Xylistin (1 million iu) may be prescribed


    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.

    Side effects of Xylistin (1 million iu)

    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.

    How to use Xylistin (1 million iu)?

    It comes as a syrup to take by mouth.

    When Should Xylistin (1 million iu) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Xylistin (1 million iu)

    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 Xylistin (1 million iu)

    Avoid excess dosage and alcohol consumption.

    Storage Conditions for Xylistin (1 million iu)

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



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