Generic Zyvox


Generic Zyvox is an antibiotic used in tratment of infections caused by Enterococcus and Streptococcus.

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Product Description

Generic Zyvox is an antibiotic belonging to the group of oxazolidinones. Their mechanism of action consists in stopping the development of certain bacteria which cause infections. The active substance is Linezolid.

Common use.

Zyvox is used for treating pneumonia and some skin infections or those of the tissue under the skin. Your treating doctor will decide if it is a suitable drug for the infection you have.

Administration and dosage.

The usual recommended dose for adults is 1 pill twice a day (each 12 hours). The pill should be swallowed entirely with not too much water. On average, the duration of the treatment is 10-14 days but it can be prolonged up to 28 days.

Precautions and warnings.

Patients must be extremely careful when taking Generic Zyvox if they:

  1. bruise or bleed easily
  2. have anemia
  3. have had convulsions
  4. have diarrhea
  5. have liver and kidney dysfunctions

Pregnancy and breastfeeding: you must not administer Zyvox generic in these periods. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or intend to get pregnant. Linezolid passes into mother’s milk and may affect the child.

Driving and machinery use: patients could feel dizzy or have blurred vision. If this happens to you, do not drive or use any kind of machineries.

Patients with diabetes: take into account that Generic Zyvox contains glucose monohydrate. Thus, if you have diabetes please inform your doctor.


You should not be treated with Zyvox generic if any of the conditions below make reference to you:

  1. allergy to linezolid or to any other component of this antibiotic
  2. if you are taking or have been taking in the last 2 weeks any drugs known as inhibitors of MAO (monoamine oxidaze), like phenelzine, moclobemide. These drugs can be used for treating the depression or Parkinson’s disease
  3. if you are breastfeeding
  4. if you have high blood pressure
  5. hyperthyroidism
  6. children and teenagers under 18 years old

Side effects.

Among adverse reactions associated with Generic Zyvox use are:

  1. blurred vision, changes in colour perception, narrower visual field
  2. reddening of the skin, dermatitis, temporary skin eruptions
  3. loss of sensitivity in hands and feet
  4. diarrhea, abdominal pain
  5. nausea, vomiting

If you have persistent and/or bloody diarrhea you should stop the treatment right away and contact your physician.

Drug interaction.

Generic Zyvox may interact with several categories of drugs, such as:

  1. blood thinners
  2. other antibiotics
  3. MAO inhibitors

Consequently, it is mandatory for you to inform your doctor about any drugs you are taking, regardless if they are herbal products or over the counter drugs. In this way you will avoid risky interactions between them, for example: changes of blood pressure, temperature and heartbeat.

Missed dose.

The omitted dose can be taken once you remember about it. Take the next dose within 12 hours and continue administering the pills every 12 hours. You should never take double doses.


In case of an overdose see a doctor or pharmacist at once. You could experience such symptomps as nausea, vomiting, dizziness and/or drowsiness.