The Pennine Acute Hospitals
NHS Trust Formulary
5 Infections
This chapter of the formulary is not an antibiotic prescribing guide and is not intended to guide treatment choice.

Please refer to the relevant Pennine Acute policies (e.g. the Antibiotic Policy for Adult Patients, or Antibiotic Guidelines for Paediatrics) when making treatment choices.
05-01-07 Polymyxins

Intravenous injection
Injection for nebulisation (Colomycin® brand)
Powder for nebuliser solution

GMMMG RAG status when nebulised:

Red Traffic Light  RED for cystic fibrosis patients

Amber Traffic Light  AMBER for non-cystic fibrosis patients

Red View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Colistimethate Promixin®
Non Formulary

Amber View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Colistimethate inhaler Colobreathe®
Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA276: Cystic fibrosis (pseudomonas lung infection) - colistimethate sodium and tobramycin (TA276)

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF