Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Coly-Mycin M
  2. Coly-Mycin M Parenteral


Colistimethate injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It belongs to the class of medicines called antibiotics that works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution