Lincobest 500mg Capsule

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Lincobest 500mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Lincobest Capsule


Uses of Lincobest Capsule

Lincobest 500mg 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 Lincobest Capsule


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


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. Lincobest 500mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

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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Special precautions for Lincobest 500mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Lincomycin, 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.
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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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