Linezolid

  • Medicine name- Linospan
  • API- Linezolid
  • Pack Size- strip of 10 tablets, bottle of 300 ml and 100 ml Infusion
  • Strength- 600 mg tablet, 600 mg infusion, 200 mg infusion & 100 mg oral solution tablets 
  • Manufactured By: Cipla Ltd
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Description

Linezolid is an oxazolidinone-class antibacterial indicated in adults and children for the treatment of the following infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive bacteria: Nosocomial pneumonia; Community-acquired pneumonia; Complicated skin and skin structure infections, including diabetic foot infections, without concomitant osteomyelitis; Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections; Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium infections.

Dosage and Side Effects

  • The recommended dose of Linezolid should be administered by intravenous infusion over a period of 30 to 120 minutes. Avoid using this intravenous infusion bag in series connections. Additives should not be introduced into this solution. In case linezolid injection is to be administered concomitantly with another drug, each drug should be given separately in accordance with the prescribed dosage and route of administration for each product.

  • The recommended dose of linezolid tablet and oral suspension should be administered orally. It is usually administered with or without food twice a day (every 12 hours) for 10 to 28 days. Children aged 11 years and younger usually administer linezolid with or without food 2 to 3 times daily (every 8 to 12 hours) for 10 to 28 days.

Most common adverse reactions include: diarrhea, vomiting, headache, nausea, and anemia.

Warning and Precautions

  • Use of linezolid 600 mg and other formulations are contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to it or any of the other product components.

  • The linezolid injection should not be used in patients taking any medicine which inhibits monoamine oxidases A or B (e.g., phenelzine, isocarboxazid) or within 2 weeks of taking any such medication.

  • Monitor patients with linezolid 600 therapy for the complete blood counts on a weekly basis.

  • The linezolid tablets are not approved and are not recommended to be used to treat patients with catheter-related bloodstream infections or catheter-site infections.
  • Convulsions have been observed in patients treated with linezolid 600 mg tablets. In these cases, a history of seizures or risk factors for seizures was noted.

  • Linezolid formulation should be used during pregnancy only in case the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

  • Caution should be exercised when linezolid tablets ip 600 mg or other formulation is used to a nursing woman.

FAQ's

What is Linezolid?

Linezolid is an antibiotic introduced for the treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotics. 

What dosage form and strength of Linezolid is available? 

Linezolid is available as Injection (200 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg), Tablets (600 mg) and Oral Suspension (100 mg per 5mL).

How should Linezolid be administered? 

Linezolid should be administered either by injection into a vein or by mouth.

Where can I buy Linezolid? 

You can buy Linezolid from any authorized whole-seller after getting a prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the whole-seller/supplier/exporter before buying the product. The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product.

What is the procedure to buy Linezolid from Indian Generic Medicines?

Patients can simply fill the order form or can send mail at info@indiangenericmedicines.com.

Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 8130290915 or can dial Toll-Free number: 1800-889-1064. We will reply ASAP with the details of the linezolid injection/tablet price and buying procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the receipt of the Valid prescription of the Clinician.