Linox - 600mg (Zyvox)

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Linezolid

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Linox - 600mg $107.4500New
US Brand Name Zyvox
Strength 600mg
Generic Name Linezolid
Manufacturer Cipla
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

LINOX 600mg

Linox is an antibiotic that is used to treat severe infections caused by Gram positive bacteria.

 

 How it works?

Linox is an antibiotic of the oxazolidinone class that is used to fight bacteria resistant to other types of antibiotics. The ingredients present in this medicine fight bacterial infection on the skin and the one causes pneumonia. Intake of this antibiotic prevents the growth of functional 70S initiation complex which is vital for the process of bacterial translation.

 

Important information about Linezolid

Linezolid is used for treating bacterial infections on and under the skin. The doctor would look into the infection and prescribe you this medicine if required. You need to take this medicine for at least 28 days, however let the doctor decide on this looking into the severity of infection. If doctor asks you to take this medicine for more than 28 days, make sure that you get your eyesight checked.

 

Dosage information

An adult needs to take 400mg every 10-12 hours.

 

Strengths available

Linox is available in the strength of 600mg

 

What if you miss a dose?

If you miss on the dose take one as soon as you remember. Ensure that the next dose time is at least 10 hours before you take the missed dose.

 

What if you overdose?

In case you take more than prescribed, talk to your doctor or nearby pharmacist immediately.



Things to be taken care of

Linox is not recommended for kids and adolescents below the age of 18 years. You can take this medicine during or after the meal. Do not eat foods such as cheese, yeast or sauces as these contain an ingredient called tyramine that could react with Linox. This medicine should not be taken by the ladies who wish to conceive or the ones who are pregnant or lactating unless prescribed by the doctor. If you feel acute dizziness after taking this medicine, avoid driving a vehicle and report this to the doctor.


Side Effects

Some common side effects that have been reported so far include:

  • Skin flaking
  • Blurred vision
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Recurrent nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Seizures
  • Rapid breathing

If any of these symptoms tend to persist, get in touch with your doctor immediately.


Interaction with other drugs

Like other medicines, the ingredients present in Linox can also react with ingredients present in other medicines and this can lead to high blood pressure, fast heart beat and fever. If you have been taking medicine for asthma, diarrhea, blood pressure, thyroid or anxiety, make sure that you inform the doctor about this. People suffering from liver or kidney problems should not take this medicine. If you are sensitive to any drug, inform your doctor about this before you start taking Linox. 


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