colistimethate - injection, Coly-Mycin M
GENERIC NAME: COLISTIMETHATE - INJECTION (koe-LIS-ti-METH-ate)
BRAND NAME(S): Coly-Mycin M
USES: Colistimethate is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved US professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.In patients with cystic fibrosis, inhaled colistimethate may be used to treat serious bacterial lung infections (Pseudomonas aeruginosa). See also the Storage section for information about important safety concerns when this medication is inhaled.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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