Lizolid Plus Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Lizolid Plus Tablet is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Lizolid Plus Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Lizolid Plus Tablet

Benefits of Lizolid Plus Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Lizolid Plus Tablet is a medicine that helps to kill the bacteria that cause different infections and treats your infection. It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Lizolid Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lizolid Plus

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Indigestion

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.

Safety Advice

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.
Breastfeeding
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.

What if you forget to take Lizolid Plus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lizolid Plus Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What is Lizolid Plus Tablet used for?

Lizolid Plus Tablet 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 Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Lizolid Plus Tablet 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 Tablet helpful in the treatment of bronchitis?

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

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

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
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  4. Linezolid. Pfizer; 2000. [Accessed 30 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
Country of Origin: India

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