Colomycin

Colomycin

A brand name for COLISTIN.
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On the day of the tragedy, Thursday, August 11, Liam was given colomycin at home by a consultant.
Bacteriologic culture of a tracheal aspirate grew Acinetobacter baumannii, which was only susceptible to colomycin and tigecyclin.
Some groups of antibiotics are also known to have an acute toxic effect on the kidney, particularly aminoglycosides (such as tobramycin), and also colomycin [32].
In conjunction, Forest Laboratories Europe has marketed a nebulised form of colistimethate sodium, an antibiotic used to treat the principal bacterial infections in cystic fibrosis patients, under the brand name Colomycin, in the UK and Ireland.
Four years' experience of intravenous colomycin in an adult cystic fibrosis unit.
Mr Lineham's argument centres on claims she was discharged from Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital respiratory ward in March 2001 without her prescribed drug, Colomycin.
Mr Lineham said she was discharged from Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital respiratory ward in March 2001 without her prescribed drug, colomycin.
He said experts at James Cook gave her colomycin and other antibiotics for three days.
He said: "Because she didn't get those vital colomycin antibiotics early enough, her body was so weakened that ten months later she died after untold suffering.