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Lizolid Plus Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Lizolid Plus Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms and prevents further infections.

Lizolid Plus Tablet is a prescription medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. The course of treatment should be completed.

Some of the side effects of Lizolid Plus Tablet are nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. In cases of severe liver or kidney disease, consult your doctor before you start with the treatment.

Uses of Lizolid Plus Tablet

Lizolid Plus Tablet side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence
  • Decreased blood cell count
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Lizolid Plus 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. Lizolid Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Lizolid Plus Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Lizolid Plus Tablet works

Lizolid Plus Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Linezolid. Cefixime 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.

Lizolid Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lizolid Plus Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lizolid Plus Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lizolid Plus Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lizolid Plus Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lizolid Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lizolid Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lizolid Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lizolid Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lizolid Plus 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 Lizolid Plus 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 Lizolid Plus

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I'm past 16yrs to suffering with diabetic and B.P. intial stages doctors suggested for glucobay50mg and vitamin tablets and Zilos50mg for Bp.after three years again my sugar level not controlled so, medicines power increased same tablets. Again two years not controlled sugar levals. So, I have changed for diabetic specialist doctor.He recommended for prandial M.0.3 twice a day and methilda plus for vitamin and ZilosAMfor bp.After two years again doctor increased for insulin for Human mixed for M:30p.E:20.p.and tablets same as follows. After two years again my sugar levals not in my controlled. So,I'm changed medicine Homeopathy medicine but not in use.again Aurvethic and Ciddha,Herbal medicines.But no any use.Again I come to allopathic tablets for Glycomet Gp-1.And Insugin 30/70 for 50.pfor per day and TellybayAM for Bp.to continues till date.Now Governments sublimentory tablets announced for AYUSH 82 Now past 20days I have taking with allopathic tablets.Now my sugar levels 325 not reduced sugar levels without food .last year Urinary infections problems start so, Doctor recommend for Urimaxo.4mg one tablet for bed times. So,Please sir At any Have my sugar level should be controlled with your treatment.when will the treatment started please inform me. My Mobile number:09486539789.E.Mail:[email protected] THANK YOU. I'M A.PALANIVEL.EX-Army from Salem.TamilNadu.
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
can you please clear me finally on which medicines you are and on what time you take them and in which dose you take themplus don't try these herbal or ayurvedic medicines they won't help at all
FROM THE LAST FEW WEEKS I HAVE HEAT BOILS. WHEN ONE HEAT BOIL HEALS, FEW DAYS LATER ANOTHER DEVELOPS. I ONCE AGAIN HAVE THIS PROBLEM. PLEASE PROVIDE SOME PERMANENT SOLUTION TO THIS PROBLEM
Dr. Kalyan Kumar
General Physician
tab lizolid 600mg bd for5 days
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FAQs

Q. What is Lizolid Plus used for?

Lizolid Plus is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Cefixime treats infections of the urinary tract, skin, soft-tissue, ear, abdomen, genitals and lungs (pneumonia and bronchitis). Linezolid is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of lungs (pneumonia), and some infections in or under the skin.

Q. Can the use of Lizolid Plus cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Lizolid Plus can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill the 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 Lizolid Plus helpful in the treatment of bronchitis?

Yes, Lizolid Plus is helpful in the treatment of bronchitis.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Lizolid Plus?

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.

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References
  1. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Linezolid. Hafnarfjörður, Iceland: Actavis ehf.; 2015. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefixime. Mandideep, India: Lupin Limited; 1986 [revised May 2012]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Linezolid. Pfizer; 2000. [Accessed 30 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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