Lincocin

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Lincocin Information

Lincocin is a prescription medicine that is available as a Capsule, Injection. Bacterial Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Lincocin. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Lincocin can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Lincocin are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Lincocin has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Lincocin has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Lincocin related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Lincocin contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Lincocin have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Lincocin is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Lincocin Benefits & Uses

Lincocin is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Lincocin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Geriatric
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, dose for sever conditions
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, dose should not exceed 600 mg/day
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, dose should not exceed 600 mg/day
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, dose should not exceed 600 mg/day


Lincocin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lincocin is used -

Unknown

Lincocin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Lincocin safe for pregnant women?


    Lincocin may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Lincocin again without your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Lincocin safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Lincocin. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Lincocin on the Kidneys?


    Lincocin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Lincocin on the Liver?


    Side effects of Lincocin rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Lincocin on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Lincocin for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Lincocin with Other Drugs

Lincocin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Moderate



Lincocin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lincocin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Lincocin

  • Is this Lincocin habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Lincocin has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Lincocin as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Lincocin should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Lincocin for mental disorders.

    No

Lincocin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Lincocin


    It is safe to take Lincocin with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Lincocin


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Lincocin with alcohol.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Lincocin

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Lincocin without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Lincocin is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, hence do not take Lincocin without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without the doctor's advice.

Question about 4 years ago

Can I take Lincocin if i am allergic to penicillin?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Lincocin can be used in those patients who are allergic to penicillin. Your doctor may use patch test to determine whether you are allergic to Lincocin as well or not.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Lincocin safe to use?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease

Yes, Lincocin is safe to use, if it is used in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as nausea and vomiting. If you experience above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Lincocin treat sinus infection?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Lincocin can treat sinusitis (sinus infection) which is inflammation of cavities situated around the nasal passages due to infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae or Haemophilus influenzae. It works in sinusitis by killing the bacteria which is responsible for inflammation.

Question about 5 years ago

How does Lincocin work?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Lincocin contain lincomycin, it works by inhibiting the bacterial protein synthesis which is necessary for bacteria to perform a vital activity. Thus, it stops the growth of bacteria in our body and treats bacterial infections.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 757

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lincocin® (lincomycin)

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