英文药名：LINEZOLID I.V. Infusion（Linezolid）
LINEZOLID I.V. Infusion 600mg「MEIJI」
Meiji Seika ファルマ株式会社
LINEZOLID I.V. Infusion 600mg "MEIJI"（リネゾリド点滴静注液600mg「明治」）
Brand name : LINEZOLID I.V. Infusion 600mg "MEIJI"
Active ingredient: Linezolid
Dosage form: injection
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Effects of this medicine
This medicine is an oxazolidinone antibacterial agent which inhibits an initial stage of bacterial protein synthesis to exert its antibacterial effect.
It is usually used to treat various infections caused by vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium.
Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist
•If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
If you have bone marrow depression such as anemia.
If you have renal dysfunction.
If your body weight is less than 40 kg.
•If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
•If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)
Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)
•Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is << to be written by a healthcare professional>>
•In general, for adults and children 12 years of age and older, this medicine is administered by intravenous infusion over the period of 30 minutes to 2 hours, every 12 hours, twice a day. In general, for children under 12 years of age, this medicine is administered by intravenous infusion over the period of 30 minutes to 2 hours, every 8 hours, twice a day.
•The treatment period with this medicine is determined based on your symptoms.
•You should rest in bed from the start to end of drip infusion.
Precautions while taking this medicine
•Keep all appointments/laboratory test schedules if periodic blood test is needed.
Possible adverse reactions to this medicine
The most commonly reported adverse reactions include nose bleeding, diarrhea, nausea, headache, loss of taste and vomiting. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
•symptom of anemia (e.g., dizziness on standing up, headache), fever, bleeding tendency (e.g., subcutaneous bleeding, nose bleeding) [bone marrow depression such as reversible anemia/leucopenia/pancytopenia/thrombocytopenia]
•hyperpnea, decreased consciousness, palpitation [metabolic acidosis]
•reduced visual acuity, defective color vision, foggy vision/scotoma [optic neuropathy]
•respiratory distress, hot flushes, hives [shock, anaphylaxis]
•fever, cough/sputum, respiratory distress [interstitial pneumonia]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.
Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd.Injection
The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.