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Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Brisk Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition

LINEZOLID-600MG

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's

Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's belongs to the class of medicines called oxazolidinones used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs (pneumonia), and skin. It is also used to treat infections which are resistant to other antibiotics. Bacterial infections are caused due to the multiplication of harmful bacteria inside or on the body. Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.

Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's contains Linezolid which works by stopping the growth of infection-causing bacteria. Thereby treats the infection.

In some cases, you may experience common side-effects such as thrush (fungal infection), headache, metallic taste, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, constipation, and indigestion. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

Do not take Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's on your own, as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's passes into breastmilk, so do not take Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's if you are breastfeeding. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's as it may cause increased dizziness. Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and vision problems, so be cautious while driving and operating machinery.

Uses of Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's

Bacterial infections.

Medicinal Benefits

Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's belongs to the class of medicines called oxazolidinones used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs (pneumonia) and skin. It is also used to treat infections which are resistant to other antibiotics. Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's contains Linezolid which works by stopping the growth of infection-causing bacteria. Thereby treats the infection.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule. Syrup/Suspension/Drops: Take the prescribed dose by mouth using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper; shake the pack well before each use.Dispersible tablet/Tablet DT: Check the label for directions before use. Disperse the tablet in the prescribed amount of water and swallow the contents. Do not crush, chew or swallow as a whole.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's

  • Thrush (fungal infection)
  • Headache
  • Metallic taste
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's if you are allergic to any of its contents; if you are taking or have taken monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors in the last 14 days. Talk to your doctor if you have high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, phaeochromocytoma (tumour of adrenal glands), carcinoid syndrome (tumours of the hormone system), manic depression, schizophrenia, confusion or other mental problems. Inform your doctor if you bruise or bleed easily, have anaemia (low red blood cells), are prone to infections, have a history of seizures, if you are on dialysis, have diarrhoea, kidney or liver problems. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience a throbbing headache after eating or drinking, vision problems, loss of sensitivity or tingling/prickling sensation in arms and legs, persistent diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or rapid breathing. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant. Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's passes into breastmilk, so do not take Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's if you are breastfeeding. Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and vision problems, so be cautious while driving.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may have interaction with anti-asthma (albuterol, ipratropium), antihistamine (diphenhydramine),  diuretics (furosemide), anti-emetic (ondansetron), anti-hypertensive agent (metoprolol).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid foods and drinks containing tyramine such as cheese, yeast extracts, soybean extracts, alcohol, beer or wine while taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's as it may react with tyramine and lead to an increase in blood pressure.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have colitis (inflammation in the lining of the colon), seizures, high blood pressure, acidosis (increased acidity in the blood), carcinoid syndrome (cancerous tumour which secretes chemicals into the bloodstream), hemodialysis, hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar levels), neuropathy, kidney or liver dysfunction.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • ALBUTEROL
  • IPRATROPIUM
  • DIPHENHYDRAMINE
  • FUROSEMIDE
  • ONDANSETRON
  • METOPROLOL
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's as it may cause increased dizziness.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's belongs to pregnancy category C. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will prescribe Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      unsafe

      Avoid taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's if you are breastfeeding as it may pass into breast milk and could affect the baby.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and vision problems. So, drive only if you are alert.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have liver impairment/liver disease.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have kidney impairment/kidney disease.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      unsafe

      Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below 18years.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Antibiotics can alter the useful bacteria in the stomach, which help in digestion. Therefore, you are advised to take foods rich in probiotics, such as yoghurt/curd, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi, miso, kombucha, buttermilk, natto and cheese.
    • Eat fibre-rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas and bananas.
    • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit and grapefruit juice, as they might hinder the absorption of antibiotics.
    • Avoid consumption of alcohol and usage of tobacco.

    Special Advise

    Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may affect certain laboratory test results such as blood tests, blood sugar tests, liver and kidney function tests. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's. 

    Other Information (BRI0593)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Bacterial infections: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect the body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in the body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. Symptoms include fever, chills, and fatigue. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with a weak immune system or taking immunosuppressive medicines are more prone to bacterial infections.

    FAQs

    Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's works by stopping the growth of infection-causing bacteria. Thereby treats the infection.

    Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's. Drink lots of fluids and eat non-spicy food if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you have prolonged diarrhoea with abdominal pain, stop taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's and consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.

    It is recommended to complete the course of Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic, and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection. To treat your condition effectually, continue taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it.

    Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may cause thrush or candidiasis, which is a fungal infection occurring due to the overgrowth of yeast-like fungus in the mouth or throat. Regularly rinse your mouth with water to prevent the growth of fungus.

    Do not take Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's on your own, as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections.

    Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may affect certain laboratory test results such as blood tests, blood sugar tests, liver and kidney function tests. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's.

    Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may cause anaemia due to a decrease in the number of red blood cells. This could also cause unexplained bleeding or bruising. Consult your doctor if you experience unexplained bleeding or bruising.

    Consult your doctor before taking Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's if you have hypertension (high blood pressure), as Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's may cause an increase in blood pressure.

    You should avoid taking large quantities of food that contain high tyramine in it. Foods that are fermented, cured, aged or spoiled contain a high amount of tyramine, e.g. cheese, red wine, pickle, overripe fruits etc. Consuming tyramine while taking Linezolid can result in an elevation of blood pressure, which may result in an emergency.

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    Brilinzo 600 Tablet 10's

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    10 Tablet in 1 Strip