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Linbact (500 mg) is a lincosamide antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections.  It stops the production of essential proteins that block bacterial surveillance.

Drug information on Linbact (500 mg) (Lincomycin) from Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

Linbact (500 mg)

Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Lincomycin
10 Capsules
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Medical Condition(s) for which Linbact (500 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Linbact (500 mg)

  Gastrointestinal: Inflammation of tongue/mouth/colon, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and itching in anus.

  Blood: Decreased blood cell counts.

  Hypersensitivity: Swelling in the extremities.

  Skin: Skin rash, hives and vaginal inflammation.

  Liver: Jaundice and abnormal liver function tests.

  Genitourinary: Elevation of blood urea nitrogen, low output of urine and/or protein in urine.

  Heart: Low blood pressure.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- Serious anaerobic infections- 500 mg 3-4 times/day.
IV- Serious anaerobic infections- 0.6-1 g 2-3 times/day. Max: 8 g/day.
IM- Serious anaerobic infections- 600 mg 1-2 times/day. Max: 8 g/day.
Topical- Acne- As 2% gel: Apply as directed.
Subconjunctival- Serious anerobic infections- in dose equiv to 75 mg.

How to use Linbact (500 mg)?

It comes in various forms such as injection, syrup, capsules, gel to be taken as directed by a physician.

When is Linbact (500 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Linbact (500 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of gastrointestinal disease, liver, kidney problems, any allergy, asthma, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Take full course of treatment.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it will cause secondary infection.

Other Precautions for Linbact (500 mg)

Monitor complete blood counts, liver and kidney functions regularly while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Linbact (500 mg)

Oral, Injection, Subconjunctival: Store this medication in controlled room temperature (20-25°C).

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