colistin sulfate


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colistin sulfate

[kōlis′tin]
an antibacterial and steroid agent.
indications It is prescribed topically in the treatment of infections of the outer ear and systemically for the treatment of serious gram-negative infections and gastroenteritis caused by Escherichia coli.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious systemic reactions are respiratory arrest, renal toxicity, and neuromuscular blockade.

colistin sulfate

(kŏ-lis′tĭn)
Polymyxin E; an antibiotic effective against some gram-negative bacteria, esp. Pseudomonas organisms, that are resistant to other antibiotics.
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2) Antibiotic provided the following per kg of feed: Chlortetracycline, 150 mg; Colistin sulfate, 80 mg; Kitasamycin 50 mg.
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Susceptibilities of 9 confirmed isolates to ceftazidime, chloramphenicol, colistin sulfate, gentamicin, minocycline, piperacillin/tazobactam, and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole were determined by using a disk diffusion method.