Linmycin

Linmycin

lincomycin

Manufacturer:

Atlantic Lab

Distributor:

Vana
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Lincomycin HCl
Indications/Uses
Infections due to Staph & other gm +ve pathogens.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IM inj Adult 0.6-1.2 g daily in 2 doses. Childn 10-20 mg/kg body wt daily in 2 doses. IV infusion Adult 600 mg 12 hrly. Childn 10-20 mg/kg body wt daily in 2 or 3 divided doses.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to clindamycin. Patients w/ diarrhea.
Special Precautions
Impaired hepatic or renal function.
Adverse Reactions
Severe GI disturbances; taste abnormality, pseudomembranous colitis, agranulocytosis, leukopenia. 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
Linmycin inj 300 mg/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 10 × 1's;10 mL x 1's
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