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Polymyxin B for Injection

Polymyxin B injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body.

Polymyxin B for Injection is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe bacterial infections of the body. Polymyxin B works by killing and stopping the growth of bacteria that cause these problems. It is commonly used to treat critically ill patients admitted to the hospital1. Here are some key details about Polymyxin B:

  • Indications:
    • Severe Bacterial Infections: Polymyxin B is effective in treating severe bacterial infections.
  • Administration:
    • Polymyxin B for Injection is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
    • It is usually administered as an intravenous (IV) injection.
    • You should receive the injections at the same time each day to get the most benefit.
    • Continue taking this medicine for as long as prescribed, even if your symptoms quickly improve. Stopping it too early may cause the infection to return or worsen.
  • Side Effects:
    • Some people may develop side effects such as:
      • Anaphylactic reaction
      • Kidney damage
      • Neurotoxicity
      • Fever
      • Pain, redness, and swelling at the site of injection
    • These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.
    • Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away.
  • Safety Considerations:
    • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any liver or kidney problems.
    • Pregnant women should consult their doctor before using Polymyxin B.
    • Regular blood tests may be done to monitor kidney function.
  • Benefits:
    • Polymyxin B effectively kills bacteria causing serious infections.
    • It is versatile and used to treat various types of bacterial infections.
    • Administered by a healthcare professional, it should not be self-administered at home.

Remember to consult your healthcare provider for personalized advice regarding the use of Polymyxin B for Injection in your specific situation. 😊

Polymyxin B for Injection

  • Strengths

    500000 IU

  • Container

    Glass Vial

  • Use

    Polymyxin B injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body.

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