Linezolin

Linezolin

linezolid

Manufacturer:

Yungjin

Distributor:

SB Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Linezolid
Indications/Uses
Nosocomial pneumonia, community-acquired pneumonia, complicated skin & soft tissue infections caused by susceptible gram +ve bacteria.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 600 mg bd. Treatment duration: 10-14 consecutive days. Max: 28 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Concomitant use w/ MAOIs (eg, phenelzine, isocarboxacid, selegiline, moclobemide) or w/in 2 wk of taking any such medicinal product; SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs & other psychiatric medications.
Special Precautions
Closely observe for signs & symptoms of serotonin syndrome (eg, cognitive dysfunction, hyperpyrexia, hyperreflexia & incoordination). Patients w/ hepatic insufficiency; severe renal insufficiency or patients undergoing dialysis. Not recommended in paed population.
MIMS Class
Other Antibiotics
ATC Classification
J01XX08 - linezolid ; Belongs to the class of other antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Linezolin FC tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
20's
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