Linid XT Tablet


Uses of Linid XT Tablet

Linid XT Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Linid XT Tablet side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Decreased blood cell count

How to use Linid XT Tablet

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. Linid XT Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to improve the efficacy of this medicine.
Avoid Linid XT Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Linid XT Tablet works

Linid XT Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefuroxime and Linezolid. Cefuroxime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Linezolid stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively.

Linid XT Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Linid XT Tablet 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.
Linid XT Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Not relevant, as Linid XT Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
There is limited information available on the use of Linid XT Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Linid XT Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Linid XT Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Linid XT Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Linid XT Tablet to cure your infection and improve your 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 come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid eating cheese, processed meats, alcohol, or soy sauce as these may raise your blood pressure.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop using Linid XT Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you have a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face, or difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Linid XT

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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User Feedback


Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Linid XT as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Linid XT when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Linid XT and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What is Linid XT used for?

Linid XT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Cefuroxime treats infections of acute or chronic bronchitis, tonsillitis, gonorrhea, syphilis, pneumonia, and urinary tract infection. Linezolid is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of lungs (pneumonia), and some infections in or under the skin.

Q. Does the use of Linid XT help to treat UTI?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections people suffer from. The use of Linid XT is usually helpful in treating urinary tract infection.

Q. Can the use of Linid XT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Linid XT can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good and helpful bacteria present in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. Is the use of Linid XT helpful in the treatment of bronchitis?

Yes, Linid XT is helpful in the treatment of bronchitis.

Q. Is the use of Linid XT contraindicated in patients with the impaired kidney?

The drug is eliminated by the renal mechanisms and a patient with impaired renal function will clear it more slowly. This can prove harmful for the patient. Therefore, caution is advised when administering Linid XT to patients with renal impairment or renal failure.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Linid XT?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Linid XT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Linid XT 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 31st Aug 2017.
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