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Prescription required. Can not be split. Product of India. Shipped from Mauritius.
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more
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Before taking linezolid,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to linezolid, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in the linezolid product you have been prescribed. Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients .
- tell your doctor if you are taking buspirone (Buspar); epinephrine (EpiPen); medications for migraine such as almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), frovatriptan (Frova), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), sumatriptan (Imitrex), and zolmitriptan (Zomig); meperidine (Demerol); pseudoephedrine (Sudafed; in many cold or decongestant medications) selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), and vilazodone (Vilbyrd); serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) such as desvenlafaxine (Pristiq), duloxetine (Cymbalta), and venlafaxine (Effexor); and tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil), amoxapine (Asendin), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan), imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor), protriptyline (Vivactil), and trimipramine (Surmontil). Also tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the following medications or have stopped taking them within the past two weeks: isocarboxazid (Marplan) phenelzine (Nardil). rasagiline (Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl), and tranylcypromine (Parnate). Your doctor will probably tell you not to take linezolid if you are taking one or more of these medications, or have taken them within the past two weeks.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what other prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: amphetamine (in Adderall); carbamazepine;phenylpropanolamine (no longer available in the US); dextroamphetamine (Adderall,Dexedrine, DextroStat); dexmethylphenidate (Focalin); lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanase); methamphetamine (Desoxyn); methylphenidate (Concerta, Metadate, Methylin, Ritalin); other antibiotics; phenobarbital; phenytoin (Dilantin, Phenytek); and rifampin (Rifadin,Rimactance, in Rifamate in Rifater ).Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects. Many other medications may also interact with linezolid, so be sure to tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking, even those that do not appear on this list.
- tell your doctor if you have carcinoid syndrome (a condition in which a tumor secretes serotonin). Your doctor will probably tell you not to take linezolid.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had a chronic (long-lasting) infection, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid), immune suppression (problems with your immune system), pheochromocytoma (a tumor of the adrenal gland),seizures, or kidney disease.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking linezolid, call your doctor.
- if you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking linezolid.
- if you have phenylketonuria (PKU, an inherited condition in which a special diet must be followed to prevent mental retardation), you should know that the oral suspension contains aspartame that forms phenylalanine.
- stomach pain
- difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
- white patches in the mouth
- change in color of the tongue
- difficulty breathing or swallowing
- swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
- blisters or peeling skin
- loss of coordination
- overactive reflexes
- confusion, forgetfulness, or difficulty thinking
- severe diarrhea (watery or bloody stools) that may occur with or without fever and stomach cramps (may occur up to 2 months or more after your treatment)
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- cough, chills, sore throat, and other signs of infection
- changes in color vision, blurred vision, or other changes in vision
The content on this page is for informational and educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Patients should not use the information presented on this page for diagnosing a health-related issue or disease. Before taking any medication or supplements, patients should always consult a physician or qualified healthcare professional for medical advice or information about whether a drug is safe, appropriate or effective.