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Linezolid Information

Linezolid Benefits & Uses

Linezolid is used to treat the following -

Linezolid Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Linezolid


Linezolid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Linezolid is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Anemia Moderate
  5. Rash
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Vertigo Mild
  9. Increased Liver Enzymes
  10. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)

Linezolid Related Warnings

Is the use of Linezolid safe for pregnant women?

Linezolid can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Linezolid right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.


Is the use of Linezolid safe during breastfeeding?

Linezolid may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Linezolid on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Linezolid on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Linezolid on the Liver?

There are no any side effects of Linezolid for liver.


What is the effect of Linezolid on the Heart?

You can take Linezolid without any fear of damage to heart.


Severe Interaction of Linezolid with Other Drugs

Linezolid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Linezolid Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Linezolid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Anemia
  2. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  3. Hyperthyroidism
  4. Ulcerative Colitis
  5. Gastritis
  6. Diabetes
  7. Liver Disease
  8. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Linezolid

Is this Linezolid habit forming or addictive?

No, Linezolid is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Linezolid. So it is best to avoid driving.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Linezolid only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Linezolid cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Linezolid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Linezolid

The effects of taking Linezolid with certain food can be serious. Contact your doctor about this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Linezolid

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Linezolid with alcohol.


Linezolid से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 9 months पहले

Does Linezolid cover MRSA infections?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Linezolid covers MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections. It is used effectively in the treatment of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I discontinue Linezolid on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Discontinuing Linezolid on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.

सवाल about 1 month पहले

Can I take Linezolid with paracetamol?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Yes Linezolid can be taken with paracetamol. Paracetamol does not appear to interfere with the efficacy of Linezolid. Hence, it is alright to take them together. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

सवाल 8 months पहले

Does Linezolid cover enterococcus?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Linezolid covers enterococcus. It is effective against enterococcus bacteria which are resistant to vancomycin such as Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium.

सवाल 10 months पहले

Does Linezolid cause anemia?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Yes, Linezolid may cause anemia, this occurs only in few cases. It is a rare side effect of this drug. It occurs due to bone marrow suppression which might cause anemia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, and thrombocytopenia. However, this effect is reversible in nature and the function of bone marrow is restored after discontinuation of this drug.


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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zyvox ® (linezolid)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 758
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 778-781
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