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Colistimethate

COLISTIMETHATE, COLISTIN, POLYMYXIN E (koe lis ti METH ate, koe LIS tin, pol i MIX in E) is a polymyxin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Compare polypeptide antibiotics.
Coly-Mycin M Coupon - Coly-Mycin M 150mg vial
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Coly-Mycin M Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.

Tell your doctor or health care professional if you have any problems passing urine.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you.

Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

Blood in the urine

bluish lips or skin

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

change in frequency of urination or amount of urine

decrease in amount of urine

difficulty with breathing

drowsiness

fever

increased thirst

loss of appetite

nausea or vomiting

shortness of breath

slurred speech

swelling of the feet or lower legs

tightness in the chest

tingling of the arms, legs, and tongue

troubled breathing

weakness

wheezing

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Dizziness

mood or mental changes

shakiness and unsteady walk

uncontrolled eye movements

unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

Diarrhea

dizziness or lightheadedness

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

hives or welts

itching

redness of the skin

sensation of spinning

stomach cramps or pain

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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