Always consult a medical doctor or patient care specialist before using linezolid tablets.
Indications and Usage
Linezolid is used to treat certain serious bacterial infections. It treats only bacterial infections and will not work for viral infections.
Do NOT take linezolid if:
- You are hypersensitive to its active ingredients;
- You have uncontrolled hypertension;
- You have peripheral and optic neuropathy;
- You are taking serotonergic psychiatric drugs;
- You are pregnant;
- You have certain tumor conditions;
- You have blood/bone marrow problems;
- You are going to undertake dangerous tasks that require full alertness.
Administration and Dosage
Use of linezolid tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding may appear to be harmful. Consult your doctor or healthcare professional before taking linezolid. Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage. The usual dose for adults is 600mg taken once per day for 10 to 14days. The usual dose for children is 600mg taken once per day for 10 to 14days depending on age and body weight.
Possible interactions with linezolid tablets include: diet pills/appetite suppressants, attention deficit disorder drugs, narcotic pain relievers, Parkinson’s disease drugs, certain supplements, antidepressants and some serotonin medications.
Linezolid tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with linezolid tablets.
Taking more Linezolid tablets may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect linezolid tablets overdose.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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