colistimethate sodium

co·lis·ti·meth·ate so·di·um

(kō-lis'ti-meth'āte sō'dē-ŭm),
Contains the pentasodium salt of the penta(methanesulfonic acid) derivative of colistin A as the major component, with a small proportion of the pentasodium salt of the same derivative of colistin B; an effective antibiotic against most gram-negative bacilli (except Proteus), given intramuscularly.
See also: polymyxin.

colistimethate sodium

[kō′listim′əthāt]
an antibiotic. Also called colistin sulfomethate sodium.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of GI infections caused by certain gram-negative microorganisms and as a topical medication.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse reactions are nephrotoxicity and neurotoxicity.

co·lis·ti·meth·ate so·di·um

(kō-lis'ti-meth'āte sō'dē-ŭm)
Effective antibiotic against most gram-negative bacilli (except Proteus), given intramuscularly.
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Objective: Colistimethate Sodium (CMS hereinafter) is a rapidly bactericidal antimicrobial agent with a significant post-antibiotic effect against multidrug resistant Gram-negative pathogens.
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