Zyvox is an antibiotic for the treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria, who are impervious to other antibiotics. The drug treats different types of bacterial infections, such as pneumonia, skin infections, and other infections that are resistant to other antibiotics. Linezolid also belongs to a certain class of drugs called the MOA (monoamine oxidase) inhibitors.
Dosage and How to Use Zyvox
Administer Zyvox exactly according to what your medical professional prescribed. Your doctorâ€™s diagnosis, from the results of your clinical tests to your symptoms, will determine the amount of dosage you will be required to take. Zyvox can be taken with or without a full stomach. The drug is to be taken usually every 12 hours and every 8 hours for children. Blood tests, tests for vision and blood pressure may be needed frequently while using this medicine. Following the prescribed procedure is a requirement until the end of treatment is reached. The infection could still be there even when the symptoms have begun to improve. Zyvox will work best if the amount of it in your body is kept at the recommended level constantly.
Precautions before using Zyvox
Possible allergies that may concern you in taking Zyvox should be discussed first with your medical professional. Furthermore, have a proper discussion about your medical history. Consult your doctor or dietician for a special diet to limit the amount of tyramine your taking, to prevent a high blood pressure reaction on a dangerous level. Patients should be careful with the food they eat while under the drug. A serious drug interaction could also occur for anyone under antidepressants or psychiatric medications. During pregnancy, only take the drug if it is absolutely needed. Discuss with your doctor first about the drugâ€™s risk and benefits and if your symptoms persist or worsen even after the treatment period.
Possible Side Effects of Zyvox
Zyvox is a relatively safe drug. But symptoms such as hives, difficulty in breathing, and swelling around the face should be given immediate medical attention. Lactic acidosis, a condition which could get worse and fatal, could happen on some people while on Zyvox. Seek medical attention even if you have the slightest of its symptoms such as muscle or stomach pain, breathing problems and more. Other symptoms that require the attention of a doctor are diarrhea, vision problems, rapid heart rate, and unusual bleeding. Contact your doctor for a more comprehensive list of side effects.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who should take Zyvox?
Zyvox is used for serious bacterial infections. Only take the medication under a professionalâ€™s prescription. The drug can be taken by anyone regardless of age and even for people who have liver disease or kidney malfunction.
Is Zyvox safe?
All drugs carry risks but Zyvox is a relatively safe antibiotic when administered for short-term use. Check for precautions and side effects with your medical professional to avoid any risk.
Can I buy Zyvox online without prescription?
Yes, but it is not advisable.
Where I can buy Zyvox and how much is it?
Zyvox is available through pharmacies worldwide or through online. The drug could cost around US$ 100 per tablet in the United States.
“I am a CF patient that has MRSA in my lungs. Any time I have a flareup, I’m always given oral Zyvox and it knocks the infection out quickly and keeps it away for months! Great drug, minimal side effects, very rare for resistance to develop, etc. Only downside is the price, but luckily my insurance covers it with just a 1 dollar or so copay.”
“I had MRSA inf. last 8 yrs, all around the body. One heals and other one starts, went to my heart twice too. Now this many years of this, I end up to get Sepsis, I have no words to tell, how bad I feel…too bad, I guess. God Bless You All, who went true this bad infection.”