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Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet

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Composition for Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lincef Tablet

Uses of Lincef Tablet

Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Lincef Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lincef are Diarrhoea, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Stomach pain, Flatulence, Decreased blood cell count, Dyspepsia.

How to use Lincef 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. Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Lincef Tablet works

Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Linezolid. Cefixime 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.

In Depth Information on Lincef Tablet

Expert advice for Lincef Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lincef 200 mg/600 mg 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 to 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 doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop using Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you have a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face, or difficulty in breathing.
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Lincef Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lincef Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lincef 200 mg/600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Lincef Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lincef Tablet

Q. What is Lincef used for?
Lincef is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Cefixime treats infections of the urinary tract, skin, soft-tissue, ear, abdomen; genital and lungs (pneumonia, bronchitis). 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 Lincef helps to treat UTI?
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections in people, and the use of Sname is usually helpful in treating an infection.
Q. Can the use of Lincef cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Lincef can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your stoamch or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Q. How should the Lincef be used?
Lincef comes as a tablet, capsule, and suspension (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food every 12 or 24 hours . Take the medicine at around the same times every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctort to explain any part you do not understand. Take it exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Does the use of Lincef is helpful in treatment of Bronchitis?
Yes,Lincef is helpful in the treatment of bronchitis.
Q. Can acute bronchitis turn into pneumonia?
Bronchitis can lead to pneumonia if you do not take proper treatment. Bronchitis is an infection of the airways that lead to your lungs... If bronchitis is left untreated, the infection can travel from the airways into the lungs, which can lead to pneumonia.

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