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Lines 500mg Capsules

10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 102.00
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Lines 500mg Capsules Description

Lines 500mg Cap contains lincomycin, an antibiotic used to treat infection of lungs, airways, mouth, soft tissues and skin caused by various organisms. It works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria

further preventing its spread. Lines 500mg Cap is used when other antibiotics are ineffective. It should not be used to treat viral infections. Take this medicine at the prescribed dose for a prescribed duration at the same time for optimal benefit. Inform your doctor about all the medical conditions and medication you are currently taking. If you experience any other symptoms while on this medication, reach out to your doctor or visit a nearby clinic or hospital.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹89.76
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ContainsLincomycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesSerious bacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, vaginal infection
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Uses of Lines 500mg Capsules

Lines 500mg Cap is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infections (bacteria are sensitive to Lincomycin), where Penicillin and other antibiotics could not be given due to allergy or resistanc...
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Contraindications of Lines 500mg Capsules

If you are allergic to Lincomycin, other similar substance or any other component of Lines 500mg Cap .

Side effects of Lines 500mg Capsules

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vaginal infection
  • Inflammed oesophagus
  • Rash, itch
  • Swelling
  • Fever, pain in the joint
  • Inflammation of stomach

Precautions and Warnings of Lines 500mg Capsules



Can I take Lines 500mg Cap during pregnancy?
Lines 500mg Cap crosses the placenta. However, there is limited information about the effect of this medicine on pregnancy. It is recommended not to take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Lines 500mg Cap while breastfeeding?
Lines 500mg Cap passes into the breastmilk and may be harmful to the baby. However, there is limited information about the effect of this medicine on nursing mothers. It is recommended not to take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary. Inform your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother.


Can I drive if I have consumed Lines 500mg Cap ?
The effect of Lines 500mg Cap on driving has not been studied. However, if you experience dizziness, drowsiness, blurry vision, avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Lines 500mg Cap ?
The effect of alcohol on Lines 500mg Cap has not been studied. Usually consuming alcohol while on antibiotic decreases the effect of the medicine. Talk to your doctor if you consume it too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had an allergic reaction.
  • You have a history of any medical condition such as liver, kidney, intestine.
  • You had or have myasthenia gravis.
  • You are on any other medication.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You experience severe diarrhoea.
  • Your doctor might ask you to perform kidney and liver tests when on Lines 500mg Cap .

Mode of Action of Lines 500mg Capsules

How Does It Work?

Lines 500mg Cap works by inhibiting the synthesis of essential proteins required for the bacterial cell wall formation, stopping the growth and prevents the spreading of the infection.

Directions for Use of Lines 500mg Capsules

Lines 500mg Cap should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your do...
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Interactions of Lines 500mg Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of medicine used as a neuromuscular blocking agent such as rocuronium, tracrium increases when used along with Lines 500mg Cap .
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid interactions.

Storage and disposal of Lines 500mg Capsules

  • Store at temperature below 25°C in a cool, dry place.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Lines 500mg Capsules


If you have taken too much of Lines 500mg Cap , contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Lines 500mg Cap . take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed one and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop taking Lines 500mg Cap when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Lines 500mg Cap before the prescribed duration. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment, else there are chances of recurrence of an infection.

Q: Can the use of Lines 500mg Cap cause diarrhoea?

  • Yes, the use of Lines 500mg Cap can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect but not everyone gets them.
  • It is an antibiotic which kills both good and bad bacteria when good bacteria present in the intestine gets killed, it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your docto...
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Q: Is Lines 500mg Cap effective?

A: Lines 500mg Cap is effective if you take it at dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of recurrence of the infection increases.

Q: What if my condition doesn’t get better after taking Lines 500mg Cap?

A: If your condition doesn’t get better, even after completing the course with Lines 500mg Cap , inform your doctor about it. He might suggest another alternative.

Q: Can Lines 500mg Cap be used to treat boils?

A: No, Lines 500mg Cap cannot be used to treat boils. It is used to treat various bacterial infections caused by susceptible organisms when other antibiotics fail to respond.
Last Updated on: 24 May 2022 | 11:20 PM (IST)

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