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Zyvox Drug Description

ZYVOX ®
(linezolid) Injection, Tablets and for Oral Suspension
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness
of ZYVOX formulations and other antibacterial drugs, ZYVOX should be used only
to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused
by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of linezolid (Zyvox)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
blurred vision, trouble seeing colors
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling in your...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Zyvox »




ZYVOX I.V. Injection, ZYVOX Tablets, and ZYVOX for Oral Suspension contain
linezolid, which is a synthetic antibacterial agent of the oxazolidinone class.
The chemical name for linezolid is (S)-N-[[3-[3-Fluoro-4-(4-morpholinyl)phenyl]-2-oxo-5-oxazolidinyl]
methyl]-acetamide.
The empirical formula is C16H20FN3O4.
Its molecular weight is 337.35, and its chemical structure is represented below:








ZYVOX I.V. Injection is supplied as a ready-to-use sterile isotonic solution
for intravenous infusion. Each mL contains 2 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients
are sodium citrate, citric acid, and dextrose in an aqueous vehicle for intravenous
administration. The sodium (Na+) content is 0.38 mg/mL (5 mEq per 300-mL bag;
3.3 mEq per 200-mL bag; and 1.7 mEq per 100-mL bag).
ZYVOX Tablets for oral administration contain 400 mg or 600 mg linezolid as
film-coated compressed tablets. Inactive ingredients are corn starch, microcrystalline
cellulose, hydroxypropylcellulose, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate,
hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, and carnauba wax. The sodium
(Na+) content is 1.95 mg per 400-mg tablet and 2.92 mg per 600-mg tablet (0.1
mEq per tablet, regardless of strength).
ZYVOX for Oral Suspension is supplied as an orange-flavored granule/powder
for constitution into a suspension for oral administration. Following constitution,
each 5 mL contains 100 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients are sucrose, citric
acid, sodium citrate, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose
sodium, aspartame, xanthan gum, mannitol, sodium benzoate, colloidal silicon
dioxide, sodium chloride, and flavors (see PATIENT
INFORMATION). The sodium (Na+) content is 8.52 mg per 5 mL (0.4 mEq
per 5 mL).Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2010




Zyvox Drug Description

ZYVOX ®
(linezolid) Injection, Tablets and for Oral Suspension
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness
of ZYVOX formulations and other antibacterial drugs, ZYVOX should be used only
to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused
by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of linezolid (Zyvox)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
blurred vision, trouble seeing colors
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling in your...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Zyvox »




ZYVOX I.V. Injection, ZYVOX Tablets, and ZYVOX for Oral Suspension contain
linezolid, which is a synthetic antibacterial agent of the oxazolidinone class.
The chemical name for linezolid is (S)-N-[[3-[3-Fluoro-4-(4-morpholinyl)phenyl]-2-oxo-5-oxazolidinyl]
methyl]-acetamide.
The empirical formula is C16H20FN3O4.
Its molecular weight is 337.35, and its chemical structure is represented below:








ZYVOX I.V. Injection is supplied as a ready-to-use sterile isotonic solution
for intravenous infusion. Each mL contains 2 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients
are sodium citrate, citric acid, and dextrose in an aqueous vehicle for intravenous
administration. The sodium (Na+) content is 0.38 mg/mL (5 mEq per 300-mL bag;
3.3 mEq per 200-mL bag; and 1.7 mEq per 100-mL bag).
ZYVOX Tablets for oral administration contain 400 mg or 600 mg linezolid as
film-coated compressed tablets. Inactive ingredients are corn starch, microcrystalline
cellulose, hydroxypropylcellulose, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate,
hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, and carnauba wax. The sodium
(Na+) content is 1.95 mg per 400-mg tablet and 2.92 mg per 600-mg tablet (0.1
mEq per tablet, regardless of strength).
ZYVOX for Oral Suspension is supplied as an orange-flavored granule/powder
for constitution into a suspension for oral administration. Following constitution,
each 5 mL contains 100 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients are sucrose, citric
acid, sodium citrate, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose
sodium, aspartame, xanthan gum, mannitol, sodium benzoate, colloidal silicon
dioxide, sodium chloride, and flavors (see PATIENT
INFORMATION). The sodium (Na+) content is 8.52 mg per 5 mL (0.4 mEq
per 5 mL).Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2010




Zyvox Drug Description

ZYVOX ®
(linezolid) Injection, Tablets and for Oral Suspension
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness
of ZYVOX formulations and other antibacterial drugs, ZYVOX should be used only
to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused
by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of linezolid (Zyvox)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
blurred vision, trouble seeing colors
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling in your...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Zyvox »




ZYVOX I.V. Injection, ZYVOX Tablets, and ZYVOX for Oral Suspension contain
linezolid, which is a synthetic antibacterial agent of the oxazolidinone class.
The chemical name for linezolid is (S)-N-[[3-[3-Fluoro-4-(4-morpholinyl)phenyl]-2-oxo-5-oxazolidinyl]
methyl]-acetamide.
The empirical formula is C16H20FN3O4.
Its molecular weight is 337.35, and its chemical structure is represented below:








ZYVOX I.V. Injection is supplied as a ready-to-use sterile isotonic solution
for intravenous infusion. Each mL contains 2 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients
are sodium citrate, citric acid, and dextrose in an aqueous vehicle for intravenous
administration. The sodium (Na+) content is 0.38 mg/mL (5 mEq per 300-mL bag;
3.3 mEq per 200-mL bag; and 1.7 mEq per 100-mL bag).
ZYVOX Tablets for oral administration contain 400 mg or 600 mg linezolid as
film-coated compressed tablets. Inactive ingredients are corn starch, microcrystalline
cellulose, hydroxypropylcellulose, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate,
hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, and carnauba wax. The sodium
(Na+) content is 1.95 mg per 400-mg tablet and 2.92 mg per 600-mg tablet (0.1
mEq per tablet, regardless of strength).
ZYVOX for Oral Suspension is supplied as an orange-flavored granule/powder
for constitution into a suspension for oral administration. Following constitution,
each 5 mL contains 100 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients are sucrose, citric
acid, sodium citrate, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose
sodium, aspartame, xanthan gum, mannitol, sodium benzoate, colloidal silicon
dioxide, sodium chloride, and flavors (see PATIENT
INFORMATION). The sodium (Na+) content is 8.52 mg per 5 mL (0.4 mEq
per 5 mL).Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2010




Zyvox Drug Description

ZYVOX ®
(linezolid) Injection, Tablets and for Oral Suspension
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness
of ZYVOX formulations and other antibacterial drugs, ZYVOX should be used only
to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused
by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of linezolid (Zyvox)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
blurred vision, trouble seeing colors
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling in your...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Zyvox »




ZYVOX I.V. Injection, ZYVOX Tablets, and ZYVOX for Oral Suspension contain
linezolid, which is a synthetic antibacterial agent of the oxazolidinone class.
The chemical name for linezolid is (S)-N-[[3-[3-Fluoro-4-(4-morpholinyl)phenyl]-2-oxo-5-oxazolidinyl]
methyl]-acetamide.
The empirical formula is C16H20FN3O4.
Its molecular weight is 337.35, and its chemical structure is represented below:








ZYVOX I.V. Injection is supplied as a ready-to-use sterile isotonic solution
for intravenous infusion. Each mL contains 2 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients
are sodium citrate, citric acid, and dextrose in an aqueous vehicle for intravenous
administration. The sodium (Na+) content is 0.38 mg/mL (5 mEq per 300-mL bag;
3.3 mEq per 200-mL bag; and 1.7 mEq per 100-mL bag).
ZYVOX Tablets for oral administration contain 400 mg or 600 mg linezolid as
film-coated compressed tablets. Inactive ingredients are corn starch, microcrystalline
cellulose, hydroxypropylcellulose, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate,
hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, and carnauba wax. The sodium
(Na+) content is 1.95 mg per 400-mg tablet and 2.92 mg per 600-mg tablet (0.1
mEq per tablet, regardless of strength).
ZYVOX for Oral Suspension is supplied as an orange-flavored granule/powder
for constitution into a suspension for oral administration. Following constitution,
each 5 mL contains 100 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients are sucrose, citric
acid, sodium citrate, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose
sodium, aspartame, xanthan gum, mannitol, sodium benzoate, colloidal silicon
dioxide, sodium chloride, and flavors (see PATIENT
INFORMATION). The sodium (Na+) content is 8.52 mg per 5 mL (0.4 mEq
per 5 mL).Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2010




Zyvox Drug Description

ZYVOX ®
(linezolid) Injection, Tablets and for Oral Suspension
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness
of ZYVOX formulations and other antibacterial drugs, ZYVOX should be used only
to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused
by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of linezolid (Zyvox)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
blurred vision, trouble seeing colors
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling in your...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Zyvox »




ZYVOX I.V. Injection, ZYVOX Tablets, and ZYVOX for Oral Suspension contain
linezolid, which is a synthetic antibacterial agent of the oxazolidinone class.
The chemical name for linezolid is (S)-N-[[3-[3-Fluoro-4-(4-morpholinyl)phenyl]-2-oxo-5-oxazolidinyl]
methyl]-acetamide.
The empirical formula is C16H20FN3O4.
Its molecular weight is 337.35, and its chemical structure is represented below:








ZYVOX I.V. Injection is supplied as a ready-to-use sterile isotonic solution
for intravenous infusion. Each mL contains 2 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients
are sodium citrate, citric acid, and dextrose in an aqueous vehicle for intravenous
administration. The sodium (Na+) content is 0.38 mg/mL (5 mEq per 300-mL bag;
3.3 mEq per 200-mL bag; and 1.7 mEq per 100-mL bag).
ZYVOX Tablets for oral administration contain 400 mg or 600 mg linezolid as
film-coated compressed tablets. Inactive ingredients are corn starch, microcrystalline
cellulose, hydroxypropylcellulose, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate,
hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, and carnauba wax. The sodium
(Na+) content is 1.95 mg per 400-mg tablet and 2.92 mg per 600-mg tablet (0.1
mEq per tablet, regardless of strength).
ZYVOX for Oral Suspension is supplied as an orange-flavored granule/powder
for constitution into a suspension for oral administration. Following constitution,
each 5 mL contains 100 mg of linezolid. Inactive ingredients are sucrose, citric
acid, sodium citrate, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose
sodium, aspartame, xanthan gum, mannitol, sodium benzoate, colloidal silicon
dioxide, sodium chloride, and flavors (see PATIENT
INFORMATION). The sodium (Na+) content is 8.52 mg per 5 mL (0.4 mEq
per 5 mL).Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2010





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