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Doctors are now turning to antibiotics called polymyxins to fight it.
Some have resorted to using polymyxins – antibiotics used in the 1950s and '60s that were unpopular because they can harm the kidneys.
Colistin belongs to a class of antibiotics called polymyxins.
The extensive reuptake is regarded to be the mechanism of the nephrotoxicity of polymyxins.