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Linux suspension contains Linezolid | belongs to Oxazolidinone

Product SKUpg_13035_18132
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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL

  • Diarrhea severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Pale skin severe
  • Skin rash severe
  • Headache severe
  • Nausea or Vomiting severe
  • Convulsions severe
  • Irregular heartbeat severe
  • Change in taste
  • Swelling and redness at the injection site
  • Trouble sleeping

Uses of Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial Septicemia

    Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL is used in the treatment of septicemia which is an infection of the blood caused by Staphylococci and Streptococcus pyogenes.

  • Pneumonia

    Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL is used in the treatment of Pneumonia which is a most common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae.

  • Skin and Structure Infection

    Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL is used in the treatment of skin and structure infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus, including MRSA strains.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 15 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency have been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is known to excreted in breastmilk. It is not recommended for use during breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is known to excreted in breastmilk. It is not recommended for use during breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Decrease blood cell count

    This medicine is known to lower the WBC and platelets count. Close monitoring of complete blood count is necessary. The treatment should be discontinued if any signs of the low blood cell count are identified.

  • Optic Neuropathy

    This medicine may cause vision problems in patients receiving for more than 28 days. Any symptoms of changes in vision should be informed to the doctor.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

  • Lactic Acidosis

    This medicine may cause a serious reaction called Lactic Acidosis. Inform the doctor if you experience unexplained nausea and vomiting. Immediate medical treatment should be initiated to prevent further complications.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Glimepiride moderate
  • Ondansetron severe
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Cholera Vaccine severe
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL. Inform the doctor if you are suffering from any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

General Instructions

Take Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent the irritation in the intestine. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

How it works

It works by interfering the protein synthesis which is essential for the bacteria to grow.

References

How to use Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL

Administer IV infusion over 30-120 min. Do not mix or infuse with other medications.
Compatibility: Stable in D5W, NS, LR.
Y-site administration:
Drug to Drug IV Compatibility: Acyclovir, amikacin, amiodarone, aztreonam, bumetanide, calcium gluconate, cephazolin, cefepime, cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, cisatracurium, dexamethasone, digoxin, diltiazem, diphenhydramine, dobutamine, dopamine, enalapril, epinephrine, esmolol, famotidine, fentanyl, fluconazole, furosemide, gentamicin, heparin, hydrocortisone, hydromorphone, imipenem, insulin regular, labetalol, levofloxacin, lorazepam, magnesium sulphate, meropenem, methylprednisolone, metoclopramide, metronidazole, midazolam, morphine, nitroglycerin, nitroprusside, norepinephrine, ondansetron, phenylephrine, piperacillin/tazobactam, ranitidine, tobramycin, vancomycin, vasopressin, vecuronium.
Drug to Drug IV Incompatibility: Amphotericin B, chlorpromazine, co-trimoxazole, diazepam, erythromycin, pantoprazole, pentamidine, phenytoin.
When admixed: Incompatible with ceftriaxone.
Stability: Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions are permitted between 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F). Protect from light. Keep the infusion bags in the overwrap until ready to use. Protect from freezing.

what are the adverse effects of Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL

Hypertension, headache, insomnia, dizziness, fever, rash, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation, vaginal moniliasis, thrombocytopenia.

What is the dose of Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL

ORAL: Adults: gt;18 yr: 600 mg every 12 hr for 10 to 14 days.
Lower Respiratory Infection: Usual: Treat for 10-14 days. Adults & Children: gt;12 yr: 600 mg orally every 12 hr. Birth-11 yr: 10 mg/kg orally every 8 hr.
Skin Infection: Complicated: Treat for 10-14 days. Adults & Children: gt;12 yr: 600 mg orally every 12 hr. Birth-11 yr: 10 mg/kg orally every 8 hr. Uncomplicated: Treat for 10-14 days. Adults: 400 mg orally every 12 hr. Children: gt;12 yr: 600 mg orally every 12 hr. 5-11 yr: 10 mg/kg orally every 12 hr. lt;5 yr: 10 mg/kg orally every 8 hr.
INJECTION: Adults: By IV infusion over 30-120 min, 600 mg every 12 hr.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Linux suspension 100 mg 60 mL. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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