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Lincocin 300mg Injection

Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Lincocin 300mg Injection

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Primarily used for

2 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Lincocin Injection


Uses of Lincocin Injection

Lincocin 300mg Injection 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.

Lincocin Injection side effects


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


How to use Lincocin Injection

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

How Lincocin Injection works

Lincocin 300mg Injection 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 Lincocin Injection

Expert advice for Lincocin Injection

  • 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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Lincocin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Lincocin Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lincocin 300mg Injection 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.
Lincocin 300mg Injection 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 Lincocin 300mg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Lincocin 300mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lincocin 300mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lincocin 300mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lincocin 300mg Injection 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lincocin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Lincomycin

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

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