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LINID 600MG TABLET_1
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Linid 600mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Linezolid

Manufacturer : ZYDUS CADILA

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 399.39
Price :339
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Introduction to Linid 600mg Tablet

Linid 600 mg tablet Contains an active component as Linezolid. This medication is an antibiotic medication that belongs to a class of drugs called oxazolidinones. It is primarily used to treat infections caused by certain bacteria, including drug-resistant strains like Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections, Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) infections, and community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). It is effective against certain skin infections, including cellulitis, abscesses, and infected ulcers. In some cases, it might be used to treat infections affecting the central nervous system, such as meningitis, caused by susceptible bacteria. This medication can be used as an option for treating endocarditis (infection of the heart's inner lining and valves) .  Linid 600 mg tablets May be used for certain mild to moderate skin infections. Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection causing redness, swelling, and pain. Meningitis is the inflammation of the protective membranes around the brain and spinal cord, often caused by infection.

Hypersensitivity reactions can occur with Linezolid, leading to symptoms such as rash, itching, swelling, and in severe cases, life-threatening conditions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis. It's interaction with certain medications, like monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), can trigger serotonin syndrome, causing symptoms such as confusion, rapid heart rate, and tremors. This medication might rarely lead to hypersensitivity pneumonitis or blood-related issues like bone marrow suppression or thrombocytopenia. Any signs of allergic reactions or unusual symptoms should be reported to a healthcare professional immediately. This medication can be used in children, but its use is typically reserved for situations where other antibiotics are not effective or appropriate. Before prescribing it to an older adult, a thorough medical review should be conducted, considering factors like kidney function, liver function, and potential interactions with other medications.


Uses of Linid 600mg Tablet

  • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections
  • Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Endocarditis
  • Central nervous system infections
  • Healthcare-associated infections

Therapeutic Effects of Linid 600mg Tablet

Linezolid's mechanism of action involves attaching to the bacterial ribosome's 23S rRNA, which disrupts the creation of working ribosomal structures necessary for protein production. This interruption slows down the beginning and building phases of protein synthesis, ultimately stopping bacterial growth and reproduction, while human ribosomes remain unaffected due to their different structure.


Interaction of Linid 600mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform the doctor about your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with, Linid 600 mg tablet Reducing effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Linid 600mg Tablet

  • Store at room temperature, between up to 20°C-25°C (68-77°F)
  • Keep away from moisture, heat, and light.
  • It should not be frozen.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

How to consume Linid 600mg Tablet

Linid 600 mg tablets can be administered orally through tablets or liquid, taken by mouth, or intravenously through infusion into a vein. The choice between these routes depends on the severity of infection, patient's condition, and guidance by the  healthcare provider.


Safety Advices for Linid 600mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Consult a healthcare provider before using Linid 600 mg tablet In these situations, as limited data is available on its safety for pregnant women.

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Breast Feeding

  

As limited data is available on its safety for breastfeeding individuals, always consult a health care professional.

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Lungs

  

If you have any lung conditions, consult your healthcare provider before taking a Linid 600mg tablet, as these conditions might require special consideration due to potential effects on these organs.

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Liver

  

If you have liver conditions, consult your healthcare provider before taking a Linid 600mg tablet, as these conditions might require special consideration due to potential effects on these organs.

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Alcohol

  

It is generally advised to avoid alcohol while taking Linid 600 mg tablets as  alcohol consumption can increase the risk of certain side effects and interactions.

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Driving

  

Linid 600 mg tablets might cause dizziness, drowsiness, or changes in coordination in some individuals while driving.


Side Effects of Linid 600mg Tablet

Linid 600mg tablets cause some side effects like all medications, although not everyone will experience them.  If you experience these effects, avoid taking this medication while driving .

Serious:

  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
  • Liver issues
  • Blood disorders
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Common:

  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Rash or Itching
  • Change in Taste
  • Dizziness

Word of Advice

Before starting Linid 600 mg tablet Inform your healthcare provider about your complete medical history, allergies, and medications to avoid potential interactions. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have liver or kidney conditions, or take medications that affect serotonin levels, always consult a health care provider before taking this medication. Be cautious about potential side effects such as allergic reactions, lowered platelet counts, and nerve-related issues. If you have diabetes or high blood pressure, monitoring blood sugar and pressure regularly is necessary. Tyramine-rich foods should be consumed with caution due to potential interactions. Always stick to the prescribed duration and seek medical help in case of emergencies or unexpected reactions. Maintain open communication with your healthcare provider to address any concerns and receive personalized guidance for your situation.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I stop taking Linid 600 mg tablets if my symptoms improve?

No, it's important to complete the full prescribed course of Linezolid, even if your symptoms improve. Stopping early might lead to incomplete treatment and potential antibiotic resistance.

Q 2. Can a Linid 600mg tablet affect fertility or contraception?

There is limited data on Linezolid's effects on fertility and contraception. Consult your healthcare provider for advice if this is a concern.

Q 3. Can a Linid 600 mg tablet cause weight gain or loss?

Weight changes are not common side effects of Linezolid. If you experience significant weight changes, consult your healthcare provider.

Q 4. What should I do if I miss a dose of Linid 600 mg tablet?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it's close to the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and resume your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Q 5. Can Linid 600 mg tablets Cause changes in blood sugar levels in people with diabetes?

Linid 600 mg tablet can affect blood sugar levels in some individuals with diabetes. Regular monitoring is recommended.

Q 6. What should I do if I experience an overdose of Linid 600 mg tablets?

If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately. Symptoms might include vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, changes in vision, and difficulty breathing.


Fact Box of Linid 600mg Tablet

Molecule name: Linezolid

Therapeutic class:  Antibiotics

Pharmacological class:  Oxazolidinones

Indications: 

1.Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections

2. Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) infections

3. Pneumonia

4. Skin and soft tissue infections

5. Bone and joint infections

6. Endocarditis

7. Central nervous system infections

8. Healthcare-Associated Infections


References

  1. Panpharma UK Ltd, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on 22 Jun 2022] [Accessed on 17 August 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/7300/smpc#gref
  2. Camille E. Beauduy, Lisa G. Winston, Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Clindamycin, Chloramphenicol, Streptogramins, & Oxazolidinones, Lange’s Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 14th Edition, 2018, 815-825
  3. Pfizer, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on  June 2010] [Accessed on 17th August 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2010/021130s022lbl.pdf

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