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Linezolid (Systemic)

Brand Names : Zyvox

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Antibacterial, systemic

Linezolid (li-NE-zoh-lid) belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. Antibiotics are medicines used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria. They work by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. Linezolid will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

Linezolid is used to treat infections of the blood, lungs, and skin. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. It is given by injection or orally. It is used mainly for serious infection for which other medicines may not work.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:

  • Oral Suspension (U.S.)
  • Tablets (U.S.)
  • Injection (U.S.)
Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Zyvox


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Linezolid: Before Using

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