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Coly-Mycin M Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
- What are the possible side effects of colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
- What is the most important information I should know about colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
- How should I take colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Coly-Mycin M)?
- What happens if I overdose (Coly-Mycin M)?
- What should I avoid while taking colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
- What other drugs will affect colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Coly-Mycin M)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Coly-Mycin M)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include confusion, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, blurred vision, slurred speech, severe numbness or tingling, or trouble breathing.
What should I avoid while taking colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or has blood in it, call your doctor. Do not use any medicine to stop the diarrhea unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect colistimethate (Coly-Mycin M)?
The following antibiotics can interact with colistimethate. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:
- amikacin (Amikin);
- gentamicin (Garamycin);
- kanamycin (Kantrex);
- neomycin (Mycifradin, Neo-Fradin, Neo-Tab);
- netilmicin (Netromycin);
- streptomycin; or
- tobramycin (Nebcin, Tobi).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with colistimethate. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about colistimethate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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