Megazolid 600mg Tablet
Megazolid 600mg Tablet
Megazolid 600mg Tablet
Megazolid 600mg Tablet
Megazolid 600mg Tablet
Megazolid 600mg Tablet
Megazolid 600mg Tablet

Megazolid 600mg Tablet

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Megazolid 600 MG Description

Megazolid 600 tablet is an antibiotic medicine containing linezolid, used to treat respiratory and skin infections, caused by certain types of bacteria only. This medicine is not recommended in young ...
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ContainsLinezolide / Linezolid(600.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsFungal infections, headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, dizziness
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Megazolid 600 MG

Megazolid 600 tablet is used to treat infections of the lung (pneumonia), skin and soft tissues, caused by a certain bacteria.

Contraindications of Megazolid 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 Megazolid 600 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Low blood cell counts (anemia)
  • Fungal infections
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleeplessness
  • Dizziness
  • Altered taste
  • Itching, rashes, fever

Precautions and Warnings of Megazolid 600 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Megazolid 600 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Megazolid 600 tablet 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 Megazolid 600 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Megazolid 600 tablet 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 Megazolid 600 tablet?
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 Megazolid 600 tablet?
A:
Megazolid 600 tablet 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 during treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have underlying medical conditions condition like high blood pressure, thyroid problems, psychiatric disorders such as confusion, liver or kidneys problems, any typeof cancer etc.
  • You have low red blood cell counts (anemia) or any bleeding problems (bleed or bruise easily).
  • You develop diarrhoea after taking this medicine, then the medicine must be stopped if the problem persists.
  • You have a history of convulsions (fits).
  • You experience eye-related problems like blurred vision or change in colour vision.

Mode of Action of Megazolid 600 MG

How Does It Work?

Megazolid 600 tablet 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 Megazolid 600 MG

  • Take Megazolid 600 tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • You should take this medicine regularly without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the prescribed medicine.

Interactions of Megazolid 600 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Sometimes Megazolid 600 tablet may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how this medicine works if taken at the same time.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines for psychiatric disorders such as phenelzine, selegiline, medicines used for migraines like sumatriptan, anti-depressants, anti-tuberculosis medicines like rifam...
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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 Megazolid 600 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Megazolid 600 tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long should I take Megazolid 600 tablet?

A: You need to take this medicine for as long as the doctor has prescribed, even if you stop having symptoms. Do not stop or start taking this medication without the knowledge of your doctor.

Q: What foods should I not eat while taking Megazolid 600 tablet?

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 Megazolid 600 tablet. 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 Megazolid 600 tablet 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: Can I use this medicine in children?

A: Megazolid 600 tablet is not recommended to be used in children and adolescents below 18 years of age, as adequate supporting data is not available.

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 Megazolid 600 tablet?

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 than yellow and you feel dehydration, stomach cramps and fever. Do not self-treat or stop the antibiotics without consulting your doctor.

Q: Is linezolid and Megazolid same?

A: Yes, Megazolid contains linezolid as its active component, which is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: What is the use of Megazolid 600?

A: Megazolid 600 is an antibiotic medicine that is used to treat respiratory and skin infections, caused by certain types of bacteria only.
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Last Updated on: 30 Nov 2021 | 01:56 PM (IST)

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