Linid Iv Inj 300ml
Linid Iv Inj 300ml

Linid Iv Inj 300ml

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
300ml Infusion in Vial
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Medical Description

Linid IV 600mg infusion is an antibiotic medicine containing Linezolid, used to treat respiratory and skin infections, caused by certain types of bacteria only. This medicine will be given to you in a...
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ContainsLinezolide / Linezolid(600.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, low blood cell counts
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Linid 600 MG

Linid IV 600mg infusion is used to treat infections of the lung (pneumonia), skin and soft tissues, caused by a certain bacteria.

Contraindications of Linid 600 MG

  • If you are allergic to Linezolid or any of the ingredients in this medicine.
  • If you are taking or have taken medicines for brain-related diseases such as Phenelzine, Selegiline or Moclobemide in the last 2 weeks.
  • If you are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Linid 600 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Low blood cell counts (anaemia)
  • Fungal infections
  • Sleeplessness
  • Dizziness
  • Altered taste
  • Pain or bloating of stomach, abnormal liver function tests
  • Itching, rashes, fever

Precautions and Warnings of Linid 600 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Linid IV 600mg infusion during pregnancy?
A:
Linid IV 600mg infusion should not be used in pregnancy unless necessary, as limited information is available on the use of this medicine in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Linid IV 600mg infusion while breastfeeding?
A:
Linid IV 600mg infusion passes into breast milk and may cause harm to the newborn baby. Hence, it is recommended not to breastfeed while on treatment with this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Linid IV 600mg infusion?
A:
Caution is advisable as this medicine may cause side effects like dizziness and impaired vision. Driving should be avoided if any such symptoms occur.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Linid IV 600mg infusion?
A:
Linid IV 600mg infusion reacts with a substance called tyramine in alcohol and causes a rise in blood pressure. Hence, it is advisable to avoid alcohol or take it as less as possible while on treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have high blood pressure.
  • You have any thyroid problems.
  • You have cancer of the adrenal glands (small glands/ tissue present on the top of kidneys) or carcinoid syndrome (cancers of the hormonal system that may cause sweating, redness of skin or diarrhoea).
  • You are suffering from any psychiatric disorders such as confusion, schizophrenia or any other brain problems.
  • You have low red blood cell counts (anaemia) or any bleeding problems (bleed or bruise easily).
  • You are at risk of or get infections, or you have diarrhoea.
  • You have a history of convulsions (fits).
  • You have liver or kidney problems (and if you are on dialysis for kidney failure).

Mode of Action of Linid 600 MG

How Does It Work?

Linid IV 600mg infusion works by blocking the formation of proteins required by the bacteria for their growth and multiplication. This will arrest the spread of bacteria and control the infection.

Directions for Use of Linid 600 MG

  • Linid IV 600mg infusion will be given to you in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Linid 600 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Linid IV 600mg infusion interferes with the action of medicines used in psychiatric disorders such as Phenelzine, Selegiline, Trazodone, Mirtazapine, Imipramine, Amitriptyline (monoamine oxidase inhib...
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  • Medicines used for migraines such as Sumatriptan and Zolmitriptan.
  • Medicines that increase blood pressure like dopamine, norepinephrine (noradrenaline), dobutamine, etc.
  • Anti-anxiety medications such as Buspirone, opioid painkillers like Pethidine should be used cautiously.
  • Medicines used to treat sudden, life-threatening allergic reactions like epinephrine (adrenaline).
  • Medicines that prevent blood clotting like warfarin.
  • Medicines used to treat nose blockage in cold and cough (decongestants like pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine).
  • Rifampicin, an antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis, can interfere with the activity of Linid IV 600mg infusion.

Interactions with food items

Cheese, yeast extracts, fermented soya products such as soya sauce and undistilled alcoholic drinks (like beer and wine) should be taken in limited quantities (as low as possible) while on medication ...
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Dosage of Linid 600 MG

Overdose

Linid IV 600mg infusion will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Linid IV 600mg infusion should it be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why can't I take Linid IV 600mg infusion by myself?

A: Linid IV 600mg infusion is to be taken by injection and are given into tissue just under the skin or into the vein. So, it is always advisable to get this injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. It also needs to observe the patient for some time after injection. So, this medicine should not be self-administered.

Q: What foods should I not eat while taking Linid IV 600mg infusion?

A: Consumption of aged or mature cheese, fermented meats and soya products, yeast extracts, undistilled alcohol products like wine and beer should be minimized or avoided while taking Linid IV 600mg infusion. This is because these substances contain a substance called 'tyramine', which may interact with Linezolid and cause a temporary rise in blood pressure.

Q: Can I take Linid IV 600mg infusion if I have a cough (with sputum)?

A: No, this medicine has to be taken only for certain types of infection. It has to be taken on the advice of a doctor. It is not recommended to use this medicine without a prescription.

Q: Is there anything else I should know before taking this medicine?

A: Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any problems with your vision (blurring or impaired vision), if there is reduced or loss of sensation in your arms or legs, you develop diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or if your breathing becomes rapid.

Q: How do I know if the diarrhoea is antibiotic-associated?

A: The diarrhoea is classified as associated with antibiotics if there are more than 3 watery stools in a day. The episodes of loose motions can start as early as 2 hours after taking the antibiotic and can occur for some time even after stopping the medication.

Q: What should I do if I have diarrhoea while on treatment with Linid IV 600mg infusion?

A: Avoid foods containing poorly absorbable sugars like wheat, onion, cabbage, legumes, mushrooms, and seeded fruits like peaches, almonds, mangoes, apricots and dates. Inform your doctor if the stools are of any other color other than yellow and you feel dehydration, stomach cramps and fever. Do not self-treat or stop the antibiotics without consulting your doctor.

Q: What is the action of Linid 600mg infusion?

A: Linid 600mg infusion works by blocking the formation of proteins required by the bacteria for their growth and multiplication. This will arrest the spread of bacteria and control the infection.

Q: What is Injection Linid 600 mg used for?

A: Linid 600mg infusion is used to treat infections of the lung (pneumonia), skin and soft tissues caused by a certain bacteria.
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LINID
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 01:07 AM (IST)
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