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Entavar 600mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Linezolide / Linezolid(600.0 Mg)
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ANTIBIOTIC
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Medical Description

Entavar 600mg tablet consists of an antibiotic called linezolid, used to treat pneumonia and skin infections caused during specific vulnerable conditions. For example, a nosocomial infection.

Uses of Entavar 600 MG

  • Nosocomial pneumonia
  • Community-acquired pneumonia
  • Skin and soft tissue infections

Contraindications of Entavar 600 MG

  • Allergic to linezolid or any other ingredient of the tablet
  • Treatment with monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO)
  • Treatment with serotonergic agents
  • Breastfeeding mother

Side effects of Entavar 600 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Anaemia
  • Nausea
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Localised or general abdominal pain

Precautions and Warnings of Entavar 600 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Entavar 600mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Entavar 600mg Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Entavar 600mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Entavar 600mg Tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Entavar 600mg Tablet?
A:
Entavar 600mg tablets (Linezolid) may make you feel dizzy or experience problems with your vision. If this happens, do not drive until the effect wears off.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Entavar 600mg Tablet?
A:
When used with alcohol, especially undistilled alcoholic beverages, Entavar 600mg Tablet may increase blood pressure. Please tell your doctor before starting the medication if you have a habit of drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are anaemic
  • You have a history of seizure
  • You bleed or bruise easily
  • You are prone to infections
  • You have disorders of liver or kidney
  • You have diarrhoea

Mode of Action of Entavar 600 MG

How Does It Work?

Linezolid belongs to a class of antibacterials called oxazolidinones. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria that causes pneumonia or skin infections.

Directions for Use of Entavar 600 MG

Please take Entavar tablets strictly as directed by your doctor. The tablets must be swallowed whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Entavar 600 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Rifampicin, when taken with linezolid, may decrease the efficiency of linezolid
  • Warfarin taken while on linezolid therapy may have a 10% reduced mean maximum INR
  • Concomitant administration of linezolid with dextromethorphan containing pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine may increase mean systolic blood pressure
  • The co-administration of linezolid and serotonergic agents, including antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), can cause serotonin syndrome

Interactions with food items

  • Excessive tyramine-rich food like mature cheese, fermented soya bean, yeast extract, etc. may cause pressor response (increase in blood pressure)

Storage and disposal of Entavar 600 MG

Store at room temperature. Store out of reach from children. Do not throw away the unused medicine in the household trash. Instead, please ask your pharmacist for safe disposal practices.

Dosage of Entavar 600 MG

Overdose

Please go to the emergency department closest to you in case of overdose. In addition, please carry the product package with you to provide the doctor treating you with the necessary details.

Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, please take it as soon as you realise it. Please skip the missed dose and take the next one if it is time for your next dose. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When to stop using Entavar 600mg tablet?

A: Please do not stop the medication without your doctor's advice. It is essential to continue taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you.

Q: Can I give Entavar tablet to my child?

A: No, Entavar tablets are not recommended for children below 18 years.

Q: I am sensing a blurring in vision after I started taking Entavar tablets. Will this blurring go away on its own, or is this something to worry about?

A: Blurred vision is one of the uncommon side effects of linezolid. However, please consult your doctor immediately if you experience difficulty seeing detail or if your field of vision becomes restricted.

Q: Can Entavar tablets be given to older people over 75 years?

A: Yes, Entavar tablets are suitable for the elderly over 75 years.
Product Details
Brand
ENTAVAR
Expires on or After
15/08/2022

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ContainsLinezolide / Linezolid(600.0 Mg)
UsesNosocomial pneumonia, Skin and soft tissue infections
Side effectsHeadache, Dizziness, Anaemia, Nausea, Increased blood pressure
Last Updated on: 20 Apr 2022 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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