Biozolid-600 Tablets

Biozolid-600 Tablets

Composition:

Each tablet of BIOZOLID-600 contains linezolid 600mg and lactic acid bacillus

Description:

Linezolid is a synthetic antibiotic that belongs to the new class of antibiotics, oxazolidinones. In vitro studies show its broad-spectrum activity against gram +ve and gram –ve bacteria; both aerobes and anaerobes. Its mode of infection involves inhibition of protein synthesis by binding to the bacterial ribosome.

Linezolid prevents the formation of 70S initiation complex, which is the first step in the bacterial protein synthesis. This drug binds to the 23S subunit of the 50S subunit and arrests the protein translation process. Resistance to other protein synthesis inhibitors has little effect on linezolid activity. This drug exhibits strong bacteriostatic against enterococcus and staphylococcus.

Lactic acid bacillus is also a part of this formulation whose major function is to restore the gut bacteria.

Indications:

  • Community-acquired Pneumonia
  • Nosocomial Pneumonia
  • Skin and Skin Structure Infections
  • Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus Faecium Infections
  • Respiratory tract Infections
  • CNS infections

Dosage and Administration:

As directed by the physician

Contraindications:

BIOZOLID-600 is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards linezolid and other oxazolidinones. It is also contraindicated in patients with thyrotoxicosis, anemia, decreased WBC levels, serotonin syndrome, seizures, hypertension, peripheral neuropathy, carcinoid syndrome, pheochromocytoma and decreased bone marrow functions.

Adverse effects:

Adverse effects of this medication are headache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rashes, dizziness, anemia, taste alteration, abnormal liver functions, localized abdominal pain and tongue discoloration.

Precaution:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to linezolid administration in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.

Presentation:

BIOZOLID-600 tablets are available in 10X10’s Alu Alu packing

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