Medicine Overview of Linco Capsule
Linco 500 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
. It is used in infections of the skin such as acne (Pimples), abdomen, bone, skin, heart and soft tissues. It also used in post-operative infections.
Side Effects of Linco are Skin rash, Rectal itching, Tongue swelling, Vaginal itching, Vomiting, Headache, Tongue pain, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Itching, Ringing in ear, Diarrhoea, Vertigo, Vaginal discharge.
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. Linco 500 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Linco 500 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.
In Depth Information on Linco Capsule
- Tell your doctor if you have or had asthma, gastrointestinal problems, liver or kidney disease.
- Stop taking lincomycin immediately and seek medical advice if you experience diarrhea that is watery or bloody.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you develop allergic reactions: rashes, difficulty in breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Do not stop taking lincomycin even if you feel better, as skipping dose may increase the risk of further bacterial infections that are resistant to antibiotics.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Linco Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Linco 500 mg Capsule 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.
Linco 500 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
It is not known whether Linco 500 mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Linco 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Linco 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Linco 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Linco 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver function tests are advisable if you have to take this medicine for a long time.
If you miss a dose of Linco 500 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Linco
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Frequently asked questions about Linco Capsule
No, Linco is not a macrolide, it belongs to lincosamide class
Q. Is Linco an antibiotic?
Yes, Linco is an antibiotic
Q. Is Linco an aminoglycoside?
No, Linco is not an aminoglycoside, it belongs to lincosamide class
Q. What does Linco treat/ cure?
Linco is used to treat infections caused by bacteria
Q. How is Linco supplied?
Linco is supplies as injectable solution, compounding powder or capsule
Q. Where does Linco come from?
Linco is derived from actinomyces Streptomyces lincolnensis (a species of bacteria).
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