Linezolid is a prescription medication that is used to treat several bacterial infections including skin infections, pneumonia, and infections that are resistant to other antibiotics. Linezolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic and MAO inhibitor that works by fighting bacteria within the body.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of linezolid include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of linezolid:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Linezolid?
If you miss a dose of Linezolid, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of linezolid?
Linezolid is available in a strength of 600mg.