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.

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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Public Assessment Report: Decentralised procedure: Colistimethate sodium. http://www.mhra.gov.uk/home/groups/par/documents/ websiteresources/con152847.pdf (accessed 25 August 2016).
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