COLISTIMETHATE SODIUM 1 Million I.U. Powder for solution for injection

Active ingredients: Colistin

Product name and form

Colistimethate Sodium 1 Million I.U. Powder for Solution for Injection.

Pharmaceutical Form

Powder for Solution for Injection.

White lyophilised powder in a glass vial.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Colistimethate Sodium 1 Million I.U. (International Units).

Active Ingredient
Description

Colistin is a cyclic polypeptide antibacterial agent belonging to the polymyxin group. Polymyxins work by damaging the cell membrane and the resulting physiological effects are lethal to the bacterium. Polymyxins are selective for aerobic Gram-negative bacteria that have a hydrophobic outer membrane.

List of Excipients

None.

Pack sizes and marketing

7 ml Type I glass vial with a rubber stopper and an aluminium cap. Each carton contains 1 or 10 vials.

Marketing authorization holder

Beacon Pharmaceuticals Limited, DCC Vital, Westminster Industrial Estate, Repton Road, Measham, DE12 7DT, England

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 18157/0009

16/05/2018