Lingo

Lingo

lincomycin

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Lincomycin HCl
Indications/Uses
Infections caused by staph & other gm +ve pathogens.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Mild to moderately severe infections Adult 600 mg IM daily. Childn >1 mth 10 mg/kg body wt IM daily. Severe infections Adult 600 mg IM 12 hrly or more often. IV infusion 600 mg-1 g 8-12 hrly. Childn 10 mg/kg body wt 12 hrly or more often. IV infusion 10-20 mg/kg body wt daily in 2-3 doses. More severe infections Increase dose.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to clindamycin or lincomycin. Patients w/ diarrhea.
Special Precautions
Impaired hepatic or renal function.
Adverse Reactions
Severe GI disturbances; taste abnormality, pseudomembranous colitis, agranulocytosis, leucopenia. IV administration: Thrombophlebitis, hypotension & rarely, cardiac arrest.
Drug Interactions
Antagonizes action of neostigmine & pyridostigmine. Enhances neuromuscular-blocking effect of tubocurarine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01FF02 - lincomycin ; Belongs to the class of lincosamides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Lingo inj 300 mg/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 10 × 1's;2 mL x 100 × 1's;2 mL x 50 × 1's
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