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Composition for LINOZID


food interaction for LINOZID

alcohol interaction for LINOZID

pregnancy interaction for LINOZID

lactation interaction for LINOZID

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
It may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The potential benefits may outweigh the risks. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.




Linozid infusion is used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia (community acquired pneumonia and nosocomial pneumonia), skin infections and infections that are resistant to other antibiotics.

How it works

Linozid infusion belongs to a group of drugs called as oxazolidinone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria that cause infections.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Abnormal liver function tests, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Headache, Reduced blood platelets, Tongue discolouration, Tooth discolouration


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Expert advice for LINOZID

  • Do not take the medicine, if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Do not eat or have foods such as aged cheese or meat, soy sauce, pickled, fermented or smoked meat, sauerkraut, tap beer or red wine which may contain tyramine that might react with your drug.
  • Consult your doctor before taking this drug, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not use linezolid, if you have taken a  drug called MAO inhibitor ( like isocarboxazid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, and tranylcypromine )in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur.

Frequently asked questions for LINOZID


Q. What does hyoscine treat ?
Hyoscine is used for treating motion sickness. 

Q. How does it work? 
It is also used for relief from spasm in the genito-urinary tract, gastro-intestinal tract as well as during irritable bowel syndrome (IBD). Hyoscine acts by relaxing the smooth muscles and by inhibiting secretions in the lining of the gastro-intestinal tract.
Q. Is hyoscine the same as scopolamine?
Scopolamine is the brand name of hyoscine.

Q. Is it an anti-histamine?
 It is not an anti-histamine.
Q. Can I take paracetamol/ibuprofen/painkillers with hyoscine?
Hyoscine is not known to interact with paracetamol/ibuprofen/painkillers.Drugs are known to interact with each other and cause adverse effects.Any drug used in combination with hyoscine should be as per the doctor’s advice.
Q. Does hyoscine cause drowsiness or relieve nausea?
Hyoscine is known to relieve nausea and may cause drowsiness as a side effect.


Content on this page was last updated on 08 November, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)