Zyvox Solution For Injection 2Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Zyvox: Solution for injection (2mg)

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What is this Medicine?

LINEZOLID (li NE zoh lid) is an oxazolidinone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Zyvox 200mg/100ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 000095137
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacteremia, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Sepsis, Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE), Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Meningitis, Empyema, Orthopedic Device-related Infection, Bone And Joint Infections, Infectious Arthritis, Brain Abscess, Osteomyelitis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Protect from freezing
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Zyvox 200mg/100ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Zyvox 200mg/100ml Solution for Injection

Convulsions Incidence:
<2.8%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<11.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Anemia Incidence:
<5.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tongue Discoloration Incidence:
0.2-1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
0.4-2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.4-1.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eosinophilia Incidence:
0.4-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
0.4-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
0.9-1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
0.9-9.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
0.9-2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.4-9.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.8-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
4.7-12.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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