Medicine Overview of Lincozin Injection
Lincozin 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.
Side Effects of Lincozin are Skin rash, Rectal itching, Tongue swelling, Vaginal itching, Vomiting, Headache, Tongue pain, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Itching, Ringing in ear, Diarrhoea, Vertigo, Vaginal discharge.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Lincozin 300mg 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.
In Depth Information on Lincozin 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.
Lincozin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lincozin 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.
Lincozin 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 Lincozin 300mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Lincozin 300mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lincozin 300mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lincozin 300mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lincozin 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.
If you miss a dose of Lincozin 300mg Injection, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Lincozin Injection
Q. Is Lincozin a Macrolide?
No, Lincozin is not a macrolide, it belongs to lincosamide class
Q. Is Lincozin an antibiotic?
Yes, Lincozin is an antibiotic
Q. Is Lincozin an aminoglycoside?
No, Lincozin is not an aminoglycoside, it belongs to lincosamide class
Q. What does Lincozin treat/ cure?
Lincozin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria
Q. How is Lincozin supplied?
Lincozin is supplies as injectable solution, compounding powder or capsule
Q. Where does Lincozin come from?
Lincozin is derived from actinomyces Streptomyces lincolnensis (a species of bacteria).
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