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Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet

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Introduction

Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Lazocin-LZ Tablet

Benefits of Lazocin-LZ Tablet

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, skin infections, chest infections (bronchitis and pneumonia), ear, throat, infections, and sinusitis. It stops the growth of bacteria causing infection. This further reduces the discomforts associated with various infections and helps in early recovery. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Lazocin-LZ Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lazocin-LZ

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)

How to use Lazocin-LZ Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Lazocin-LZ Tablet works

Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefuroxime and Linezolid. Cefuroxime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Linezolid stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid eating cheese, processed meats, alcohol, or soy sauce as these may raise your blood pressure.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop using Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you have a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face, or difficulty in breathing.

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ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What is Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet used for?

Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Cefuroxime treats infections of acute or chronic bronchitis, tonsillitis, gonorrhea, syphilis, pneumonia, and urinary tract infection. Linezolid is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of lungs (pneumonia), and some infections in or under the skin.

Q. Does the use of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet help to treat UTI?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections people suffer from. The use of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is usually helpful in treating urinary tract infection.

Q. Can the use of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good and helpful bacteria present in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. Is the use of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet helpful in the treatment of bronchitis?

Yes, Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet is helpful in the treatment of bronchitis.

Q. Is the use of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet contraindicated in patients with the impaired kidney?

The drug is eliminated by the renal mechanisms and a patient with impaired renal function will clear it more slowly. This can prove harmful for the patient. Therefore, caution is advised when administering Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet to patients with renal impairment or renal failure.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Lazocin-LZ 500mg/600mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Cefuroxime axetil. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2005 [revised 07 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Linezolid. Hafnarfjörður, Iceland: Actavis ehf.; 2015. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefuroxime axetil. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2005 [revised 07 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Cefuroxime. Camberley Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2005 [revised 17 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Linezolid. Pfizer; 2000. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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