Colistimethate Sodium (Colistin Sulfomethate Sodium)
(Colomycin®, Promixin®, Colistimethate sodium)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
1million units, 2million units powder for injection
Nasal/oral spray Strength
1million units powder for nebuliser; 1,662,500units inhalation powder
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Are specials or imports available?
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube