WHAT IS XYLISTIN 4.5 MIU INJECTION ?
Xylistin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.
WHAT ARE THE USES OF XYLISTIN 4.5 MIU INJECTION ?
Colistimethate is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF XYLISTIN 4.5 MIU INJECTION ?
Abnormal skin sensations around the mouth; dizziness; itching; numbness or tingling of the fingers or toes; slurred speech; stomach upset.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry, or bloody stools; decreased urination; fever; severe diarrhea; shortness of breath; stomach pain or cramps.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF XYLISTIN 4.5 MIU INJECTION ?
- Colistimethate only works against bacteria; it does not treat viral infections.
- Be sure to use colistimethate for the full course of treatment.
- Tell your doctor or dentist that you take colistimethate before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
- PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using colistimethate while you are pregnant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.