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Colistimethate Sodium

Popular Brands: : Colistimethate, Colistimethate Sodium, Coly-mycin, Coly-mycin M
Official FDA Reports718
Social Media Events1
Total Posts3
Avg. Review Score4.00/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Colistimethate Sodium
Manufacturers
  • Fresenius Kabi Usa, Llc
  • Jhp Pharmaceuticals Llc
  • Par Sterile Products Llc
  • X Gen Pharmaceuticals Inc

  This report is for all products sharing this active ingredient. For more details, please use our Workbench for research on individual brands like Colistimethate.

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The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Colistimethate Sodium Side Effects

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User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Colistimethate Sodium

Adverse Drug Reaction

My mother was placed on this medication for Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and it shut down her kidneys. We were made aware of nephrotoxicity ahead of time. Now she's on hemodialysis.


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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Adverse drug reaction

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on February 3, 2014 @ 12:00 am

My mother was placed on this medication for Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and it shut down her kidneys. We were made aware of nephrotoxicity ahead of time. Now she's on hemodialysis.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By garylouisville in healingwell.com on April 26, 2015 @ 12:00 am

I think you should start a new thread with this question. You will get much better results.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By NoOneSpecial in healingwell.com on April 26, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Just got into this thread and started to worry - it came across my mind that I'm consuming 2 heap spoons of L-Glutomine (morning & eve) which I must admit showed some great results after few weeks lon...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By xy123 in healingwell.com on April 24, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Gary, I'm in the exact same situation. Thanks for the reply.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By London Lurker in healingwell.com on April 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am

This news didn't surprise me at all. There is no one size fits all for nutrients, as the new field of nutrigenomics is demonstrating. I got into a bad state from overdoing the B12. My father may ha...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By CCinPA in healingwell.com on April 22, 2015 @ 12:00 am

I am NOT anti-supplement (use some myself), but to be honest, I do wonder when people use a LOT of them and are still having problems. Not so sure they are helping the way it was hoped they would and ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By xy123 in healingwell.com on April 22, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Guardian7 said... I am not sure about getting a colonoscopy to confirm because of the risks associated with it. I've had my share of colonoscopies, and I don't feel like getting another one. Don't yo...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By iPoop in healingwell.com on April 22, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Guardian7, sounds like we are not that far apart, I am for getting nutrients from diet when possible, otherwise use supplements. I'm not against supplements, I recommend them when it makes sense, but...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By garylouisville in healingwell.com on April 22, 2015 @ 12:00 am

It's very closed minded to be anti all drugs. It's like refusing to drive or ride in a car because you could die in a car accident, refusing to drink tap water because tap water is polluted, wearing a...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Guardian7 in healingwell.com on April 22, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Except it's not a complex issue because there is a clear causation between pharmaceutical drug use and death. There still isn't a viable counter-argument to the data. I posted data from the ISMP commi...


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