Lincowock 1mg Injection

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Composition for Lincowock 1mg Injection

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Primarily used for

7.32
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Lincowock Injection

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Uses of Lincowock Injection

Lincowock 1mg 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.
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Side effects of Lincowock Injection

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 Lincowock Injection

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

How Lincowock Injection works

Lincowock 1mg 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 Lincowock Injection

Expert advice for Lincowock 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Lincowock 1mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lincowock 1mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Lincowock 1mg 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Lincowock 1mg Injection 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
Lincowock 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lincowock 1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lincowock 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lincowock 1mg Injection 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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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 for Lincowock 1mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Lincomycin

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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