Lycin Injection

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2 ml Injection in 1 Packet
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Lycin Injection Information

Lycin Injection is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections.

The correct dosage of Lycin Injection depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Lycin Injection have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Lycin Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Lycin Injection is Moderate for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Lycin Injection has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Lycin Injection related warnings section.

Other contraindications of Lycin Injection have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Lycin Injection with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Lycin Injection is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Lycin Injection Benefits & Uses

Lycin Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Lycin Injection 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

Lycin Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Lycin Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Lycin may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Lycin, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Lycin Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Lycin. Immediately discontinue Lycin if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Lycin Injection on the Kidneys?


    Lycin rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Lycin Injection on the Liver?


    Lycin may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Lycin Injection on the Heart?


    Lycin is completely safe for the heart.

    Safe


Lycin Injection Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Lycin Injection

  • Is this Lycin Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Lycin Injection does not cause addiction.

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


    After taking Lycin Injection, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Lycin Injection can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Lycin Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


    There is no benefit of taking Lycin Injection for mental disorders.

    No

Lycin Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Lycin Injection


    Taking Lycin Injection with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Lycin Injection


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Lycin Injection.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Lycin Injection

Question about 5 years ago

How to take Lycin?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Oral Lycin has to be taken empty stomach because the presence of food might affect the absorption of this drug from the stomach. The topical gel of Lycin should be applied as a thin layer once daily on the affected area or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with colitis and improper kidney or liver function.

Question almost 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Lycin?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Take Lycin as directed by your doctor to ensure complete eradication of infection. Do not take or use this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid bacterial resistance.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Lycin a macrolide?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

No, Lycin is not a macrolide antibiotic. It contains lincomycin that belongs to the class of drugs known as lincosamide antibiotic. Lycin is mainly used to treat severe or serious infection of the various body part.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Lycin cause stomach upset?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Yes, Lycin can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this. Please consult your doctor if feel excessive stomach upset after taking this medicine.

Question about 5 years ago

How does Lycin work?

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

Lycin 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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