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Linezolid

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    Oral / IV
    Linezolid

    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by preventing initiation of translation.
    • Microbiology
    • Effective against multi-resistant gram positive organisms, including MRSA, VRE and vancomycin-resistant Staph aureus.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Severe resistant gram positive infections:
    • Pneumonia
    • Septicaemia
    • Skin / soft tissue infections
    • Osteomyelitis / septic arthritis
    • Meningitis
    • Adverse Effects
    • Bone marrow suppression
    • LFT derangement
    • Abnormal taste
    • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
    • Headache
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