Lincobest 500mg Capsule

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Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Lincobest 500mg Capsule

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₹5.99/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lincobest Capsule

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Uses of Lincobest Capsule

Lincobest 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Lincobest Capsule

Common

Nausea, Skin rash, Itching, Rectal itching, Ringing in ear, Dizziness, Tongue swelling, Tongue pain, Vaginal itching, Vaginal discharge, Vertigo, Vomiting.

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How to use Lincobest Capsule

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. It is better to take Lincobest 500mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Lincobest Capsule works

Lincobest 500mg capsule is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Lincobest Capsule

Expert advice for Lincobest 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lincobest 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lincobest 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Lincobest 500mg 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Lincobest 500mg Capsule alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lincobest 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lincobest 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lincobest 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lincobest 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver function tests are advisable if you have to take this medicine for a long time.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lincobest 500mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Lincomycin

No, Lincobest is not a macrolide, it belongs to lincosamide class
Yes, Lincobest is an antibiotic
No, Lincobest is not an aminoglycoside, it belongs to lincosamide class
Lincobest is used to treat infections caused by bacteria
Lincobest is supplies as injectable solution, compounding powder or capsule
Lincobest is derived from actinomyces Streptomyces lincolnensis (a species of bacteria).
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