Levofloxacin vs Linezolid
Did you mean taking both Levofloxacin and Linezolid?
Levofloxacin is an antibiotic and an eye & vision care product.
Linezolid is an antibiotic.
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October 15, 2004
June 27, 2012
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Side Effects and Concerns
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking Levofloxacin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Before taking Linezolid during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
There may be a negative interaction between Linezolid and alcohol.
Method of use
Eye Drops, Injection, Pill
Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg
Drops: 0.5%, 1.5%
Solution: 250 mg/10 mL, 25 mg/mL
Solution: 200 mg/100 mL, 600 mg/300 mL, 2 mg/mL
Suspension: 100 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 600 mg
No Food Instructions
Limit consumption of tryptophan rich foods in one meal because it may increase side effect of drug, Avoid eating foods that contain a lot of tyramine. High tyramine foods may increase blood pressure
Levofloxacin , Levofloxacin/Dextrose 5%-Water
Interaction between Levofloxacin and Linezolid: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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