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Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Linezolid
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 18, 2019

Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup is used for the treatment of antibacterial infections by stopping the production of proteins that help the bacteria to develop. It belongs to a group of organic compounds known as oxazolidinone antibiotic.

Aside for use in the curing of most gram-positive bacteria it is also useful for the treatment of pneumonia. It can be both had orally or can be injected into the body. Restrain from using this drug if you are:

  • pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant.
  • breastfeeding a baby.
  • suffering from high blood pressure or bone marrow troubles.
  • taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, herbal medications or dietary supplements.
  • involved in activities that need you to lift heavy objects or requires constant attention.
  • allergic to any medicine, food or substance or any of the ingredients contained within Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup particularly.

The dosage for this medication varies from person to person. Your doctor may prescribe the dosage depending on your medical history, your age, gender and condition. However, the usual dose in adults for treating bacterial infections is about 600 mg both orally or IV. It needs to be taken every 12 hours over a period of 14- 28 days. The dose for children is about 10 mg every 8 hours over 14-28 days as well.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Bacterial Septicemia

    Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup helps in treating septicemia which is an infection of the blood caused by Staphylococci and Streptococcus pyogenes.
  • Pneumonia

    Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup treats Pneumonia which is a most common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae.
  • Skin And Structure Infection

    Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup helps in treating skin and structure infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus, including MRSA strains.
  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup.

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup lasts for an average duration of 12 to 15 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women should not use Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup during pregnancy . Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency have been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should consult doctor before using Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup, a synthetic antibiotic, belongs to a class of antimicrobials known as Oxazolidinones. Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup prevents the growth and replication of bacteria by impeding its ability to produce proteins.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup may increase the effect of glimepiride which increases the risk of low blood glucose. Seek immediate medical treatment if you have any symptoms of dizziness, weakness, sweating. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. Inform the doctor if you are receiving antidiabetics medications which contain glimepiride, glipizide.


    These medicines may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome which may cause confusion, tremor, fast heartbeat, and weakness. Inform the doctor if you are receiving ondansetron or any antidepressants. Close monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. An alternate class of medicine should be prescribed based on the clinical condition.

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    The desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision.

    Cholera Vaccine

    Cholera vaccine should not be administered if the patient has taken Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup within 14 days before vaccination. Usage of other antibiotics and vaccines should be reported to the doctor.
  • Interaction with Disease


    Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking Lizoforce 100 MG Dry Syrup. Inform the doctor if you are suffering from any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.
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