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Drug Name: Linezolid
Brand Name(s): Zyvox, Zyvoxid, Zyvoxam
Drug Class: Oxazolidinone
Treats: Skin Infections, Pneumonia, Drug-Resistant Infections

Linezolid is a member of a class of drugs known as oxazolidinones. The drug is used in the treatment of conditions such as skin infections, pneumonia, and infections that have proven to be resistant to other antibiotics. It works by inhibiting the first stage of protein synthesis in cells, specifically Gram-positive bacteria. These bacteria include MRSA, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, and streptococci. It also works as a weak MAOI inhibitor. Linezolid can be administered both orally and intravenously. Patients are recommended to avoid foods rich in tyramine; this interaction can cause clinically significant challenges.

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Linezolid Uses

Linezolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic that is used to kill bacteria in the body. The antibiotic is used to treat bacterial infections, skin infections, and pneumonia. Linezolid is prescribed when infections are resistant to other antibiotics.

Linezolid helps to prevent the infections from spreading, as well as killing the bacteria that already exists in the body. The drug is not prescribed for common colds or flu. Typically, the drug is administered through intravenous injection.

Below you will find the different uses for Linezolid:

  • Bacterial Infections
  • Skin Infections
  • Pneumonia

Linezolid Dosage

Linezolid dosage is dependent on the individual that it is being administered to. The following dosage is an average dose and could differ among individuals. Follow your medical professional's directions for best results.

Pneumonia

  • Adult Dose: 600mg given intravenously or orally every 12 hours
  • Child Dose: - 10mg/kg given intravenously or orally every 8 hours

Skin Infections

  • Adult Dose: 600mg given intravenously or orally every 12 hours
  • Child Dose: - 10mg/kg given intravenously or orally every 8 hours
  • Bacterial Infections

  • Adult dose: 600mg given intravenously or orally every 12 hours
  • Child dose: 10mg/kg given intravenously or orally every 8 hours

Linezolid Side Effects

Linezolid side-effects tend to increase, sometimes severely, in patients taking the drug for up to two weeks.

The list of potential side-effects reflects both the short and long term adverse consequences one may experience. Many patients experience no symptoms at all.

If you experience any unusual symptoms on administration of linezolid, you will be advised to consult your doctor at the first opportunity. Consult your doctor should you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin Rash
  • Bone Marrow Suppression
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Lactic Acidosis

Linezolid Interactions

Linezolid interacts with the dietary product, tyramine. Tyramine can be found in foods such as aged cheeses, alcohol, air dried meats, sausage, poorly stored or damaged meats and sauerkraut. You will be informed of the foods you need to avoid when you are prescribed linezolid.

Taking tyramine with linezolid may dangerously increase your blood pressure.The list below is by no means an exhaustive one but highlights some of the most problematic interactions with linezolid. If you are currently taking any medication, including herbal supplements, you will be advised to make your doctor aware of any such drugs.