Linwell Tablet 4’s

Composition
Linezolid 600 MG

Pack Of
4 TABLETS

Consume Type
ORAL

PRODUCT DETAILS

About Linwell Tablet 4’s

Linwell Tablet 4’s is a synthetic antibiotic belonging to a new class of antimicrobials called the oxazolidinones. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs (pneumonia), and skin. Bacterial infections are caused due to the multiplication of harmful bacteria inside or on the body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. Linwell Tablet 4’s does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.

Linwell Tablet 4’s contains Linezolid, Linwell Tablet 4’s is bacteriostatic with a unique mechanism of action. It inhibits protein synthesis by binding to a site on the bacterial 23S ribosomal RNA of the 50S subunit. This prevents the formation of the 70S ribosomal unit; therefore, protein synthesis is inhibited. Thereby, helps in treating the infections.

Take Linwell Tablet 4’s with or without food. The tablet form of Linwell Tablet 4’s should be swallowed as a whole; do not crush or chew the tablet. The liquid form of Linwell Tablet 4’s should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack; shake the pack well before each use. A healthcare professional will administer the injection form of Linwell Tablet 4’s; do not self-administer. The dose and duration of Linwell Tablet 4’s can vary depending upon your condition and severity of the infection. Also, it is recommended to complete the course of medicine even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic, and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will, in fact, stop responding to the antibiotic as well (antibiotic resistance). In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as thrush (fungal infection), headache, metallic taste, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, constipation, skin rash, indigestion and localized pain. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

Before starting Linwell Tablet 4’s, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any antibiotic), kidney or liver problems. Do not take Linwell Tablet 4’s on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Avoid foods and drinks containing tyramine such as cheese, yeast extracts, soybean extracts, alcohol, beer or wine while taking Linwell Tablet 4’s as it may react with tyramine and lead to an increase in blood pressure. Avoid taking Linwell Tablet 4’s if you are pregnant unless prescribed by a doctor. Linwell Tablet 4’s passes into breastmilk, so do not take Linwell Tablet 4’s if you are breastfeeding. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Linwell Tablet 4’s to increased dizziness and blood pressure. Linwell Tablet 4’s may cause dizziness and vision problems, so be cautious while driving and operating machinery.

Uses of Linwell Tablet 4’s

Bacterial infections.

Medicinal Benefits

Linwell Tablet 4’s belongs to the group of medicines called antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs (pneumonia), and skin. Linwell Tablet 4’s is bacteriostatic with a unique mechanism of action. It inhibits protein synthesis by binding to a site on the bacterial 23S ribosomal RNA of the 50S subunit. This prevents the formation of the 70S ribosomal unit; therefore, protein synthesis is inhibited. Thereby, helps in treating the infections. Thereby, helps in treating the infections. Linwell Tablet 4’s is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible gram-positive bacteria: Nosocomial pneumonia, community-acquired pneumonia, complicated skin and skin structure infections, including diabetic foot infections, without concomitant osteomyelitis (infections of the bone), uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium infections.

Directions for Use

Take Linwell Tablet 4’s with or without food. The tablet form of Linwell Tablet 4’s should be swallowed as a whole; do not crush or chew the tablet. The liquid form of Linwell Tablet 4’s should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack; shake the pack well before each use. A healthcare professional will administer the injection form of Linwell Tablet 4’s; do not self-administer. The dose and duration of Linwell Tablet 4’s can vary depending upon your condition and severity of the infection.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Linwell Tablet 4’s

Like all medicines, Linwell Tablet 4’s can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Thrush (fungal infection), headache, metallic taste, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, constipation, skin rash, indigestion and localized pain are the common side-effects of Linwell Tablet 4’s. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

  • Do not take Linwell Tablet 4’s if you are allergic to any of its contents; if you are taking or have taken monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors in the last 14days.
  • Talk to your doctor before taking Linwell Tablet 4’s if you have high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, phaeochromocytoma (tumour of adrenal glands), carcinoid syndrome (tumours of the hormone system), manic depression, schizophrenia, mental confusion or other mental problems.
  • Inform your doctor before taking Linwell Tablet 4’s if you bruise or bleed easily, have anaemia (low red blood cells), are prone to infections, have a history of seizures, if you are on dialysis, have diarrhoea, kidney or liver problems.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you experience these during your treatment with Linwell Tablet 4’s- throbbing headache after eating or drinking, vision problems, loss of sensitivity or tingling/prickling sensation in arms and legs, persistent diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or rapid breathing.
  • Avoid foods and drinks containing tyramine such as cheese, yeast extracts, soybean extracts, alcohol, beer or wine while taking Linwell Tablet 4’s as it may react with tyramine and lead to an increase in blood pressure.
  • Avoid taking Linwell Tablet 4’s if you are pregnant unless prescribed by a doctor.
  • Linwell Tablet 4’s passes into breastmilk, so do not take Linwell Tablet 4’s if you are breastfeeding.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Linwell Tablet 4’s to increased dizziness and blood pressure.
  • Linwell Tablet 4’s may cause dizziness and vision problems, so be cautious while driving.

Drug Interactions

DRUG-DRUG INTERACTIONS: Linwell Tablet 4’s may have interaction with anti-asthma (fluticasone, salmeterol, albuterol, ipratropium, fenoterol), antihistamine (diphenhydramine), sympathomimetic agents (epinephrine, norepinephrine), pain killers (fentanyl, tramadol, pethidine), diuretics (furosemide), antibiotic (rifampin), an antidepressant (sertraline, amitriptyline, citalopram, clomipramine, dosulepin, doxepin, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, imipramine, lofepramine, paroxetine), anti-migraine (sumatriptan, zolmitriptan), anti-emetic (ondansetron), anti-anxiety (buspirone), blood thinner (warfarin), a neurotransmitter (dopamine), and inotropic agent (dobutamine).

FOOD-DRUG INTERACTIONS: Avoid foods and drinks containing tyramine such as cheese, yeast extracts, soybean extracts, alcohol, beer or wine while taking Linwell Tablet 4’s as it may react with tyramine and lead to increase in blood pressure.

DRUG-DISEASE INTERACTION: Linwell Tablet 4’s may have interactions with colitis (inflammation in the lining of the colon), seizures, high blood pressure, acidosis (increased acidity in the blood), carcinoid syndrome (cancerous tumour which secretes chemicals into the bloodstream), hemodialysis, hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar levels), neuropathy, kidney and liver dysfunction.

Safety Advice

ALCOHOL
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Linwell Tablet 4’s as it may cause an increase in blood pressure and dizziness.

PREGNANCY
Linwell Tablet 4’s belongs to pregnancy category C. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will prescribe Linwell Tablet 4’s only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

BREAST FEEDING
Avoid taking Linwell Tablet 4’s if you are breastfeeding as it may pass into breast milk and could affect the baby.

DRIVING
Linwell Tablet 4’s may cause dizziness and vision problems. So, drive only if you are alert.

LIVER
Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking Linwell Tablet 4’s if you have liver impairment/liver disease.

KIDNEY
Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have kidney impairment/kidney disease before taking Linwell Tablet 4’s.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Antibiotics can alter the useful bacteria in the stomach, which help indigestion. Therefore, you are advised to take foods rich in probiotics such as yoghurt/curd, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi, miso, kombucha, buttermilk, natto and cheese.
  • Eat fibre rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas and bananas.
  • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit and grapefruit juice as they might hinder the absorption of antibiotics.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol to treat your condition effectively.
  • Avoid usage of tobacco.
  • To cure your condition effectually complete the full course of Linwell Tablet 4’s even though you find symptomatic relief.

Special Advise

Linwell Tablet 4’s may affect certain laboratory test results such as blood tests, blood sugar tests, liver and kidney function tests. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking Linwell Tablet 4’s.

FAQs

Linwell Tablet 4’s is a synthetic antibiotic belonging to a new class of antimicrobials called the oxazolidinones. Linwell Tablet 4’s disrupts bacterial growth by inhibiting the initiation process of protein synthesis. Thereby, helps in treating the infections.

Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of Linwell Tablet 4’s. Drink lots of fluids and eat food rich in fibre if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience prolonged diarrhoea with abdominal pain, stop taking Linwell Tablet 4’s and consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.

It is recommended to complete the course of Linwell Tablet 4’s even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic, and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection. To treat your condition effectually continue taking Linwell Tablet 4’s for as long as your doctor has prescribed it.

Linwell Tablet 4’s causes thrush or candidiasis, which is a fungal infection occurring due to overgrowth of yeast-like fungus in the mouth or throat. Regularly rinse your mouth with water to prevent the growth of fungus.

Do not take Linwell Tablet 4’s on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections.

Linwell Tablet 4’s may affect certain laboratory test results such as blood tests, blood sugar tests, liver and kidney function tests. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking Linwell Tablet 4’s.

Linwell Tablet 4’s may cause anaemia due to a decrease in the number of red blood cells. This could also cause unexplained bleeding or bruising. Consult your doctor if you experience unexplained bleeding or bruising.

Consult your doctor before taking Linwell Tablet 4’s if you have hypertension (high blood pressure) as Linwell Tablet 4’s may cause an increase in blood pressure.

You should avoid taking large quantities of food that contain high tyramine in it. Foods that are fermented, cured, aged or spoiled contain a high amount of tyramine, e.g. cheese, red wine, pickle, overripe fruits etc. Consuming tyramine while taking Linezolid can result in elevation of blood pressure, which may result in an emergency.

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