Lincobiotic Injection

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Introduction

Lincobiotic Injection is an antibiotic medicine that fights bacteria and is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), stomach, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, blood, and heart.

Lincobiotic Injection works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. You should use this medicine regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Some people may develop temporary redness or pain at the site of injection. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems, if you have any problems with your bowels (intestines) or if you have ever had bloody diarrhea caused by taking antibiotics. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Lincobiotic Injection

Benefits of Lincobiotic Injection

In Bacterial infections

Lincobiotic Injection is a versatile antibiotic medicine that works by stopping the growth of bacteria in your body. It is injected by a doctor or a nurse either into a vein or a muscle. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of lungs (pneumonia), stomach, skin & soft tissues, bones & joints, blood, and heart.

This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Lincobiotic Injection

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 Lincobiotic

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Lincobiotic Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Lincobiotic Injection works

Lincobiotic Injection 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Lincobiotic Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lincobiotic Injection 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lincobiotic Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Lincobiotic Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lincobiotic Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lincobiotic Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lincobiotic Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lincobiotic Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver function tests are advisable if you have to take this medicine for a long time.

What if you forget to take Lincobiotic Injection?

If you miss a dose of Lincobiotic Injection, consult your doctor.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lincobiotic Injection to cure your infection and improve 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.
  • 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before you start treatment with this antibiotic.
  • Stop taking Lincobiotic Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Lincosamide antibiotics
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Lincosamides

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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Lincobiotic Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Lincobiotic Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Lincobiotic Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Lincobiotic Injection take to work?

Usually, Lincobiotic Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. How is Lincobiotic Injection administered?

Lincobiotic Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Lincobiotic Injection.

Q. Is Lincobiotic Injection effective?

Lincobiotic Injection is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.Lincobiotic Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Lincobiotic Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Is Lincobiotic Injection safe?

Lincobiotic Injection is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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