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Composition for LINK

Lincomycin(NA)

food interaction for LINK

alcohol interaction for LINK

pregnancy interaction for LINK

lactation interaction for LINK

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Link gel empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Link gel 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LINK

Lincomycin(NA)

Uses

Link gel is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Link gel is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

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

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Expert advice for LINK

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for LINK

Lincomycin

Q.Is lincomycin a Macrolide?
No, Lincomycin is not a macrolide, it belongs to lincosamide class

Q.Is lincomycin an antibiotic?
Yes, Lincomycin is an antibiotic

Q.Is lincomycin an aminoglycoside?
No, Lincomycin is not an aminoglycoside, it belongs to lincosamide class

Q.What does lincomycin treat/ cure?
Lincomycin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria

Q.How is lincomycin supplied?
Lincomycin is supplies as injectable solution, compounding powder or capsule

Q.Where does lincomycin come from?
Lincomycin is derived from actinomyces Streptomyces lincolnensis (a species of bacteria).

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Content on this page was last updated on 13 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)