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- What is lincomycin (Lincocin), and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
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- What is the dosage for lincomycin, and how is it administered?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with this drug?
- What brand names are available for lincomycin?
- Is this drug available in generic form?
- Do I need a prescription for this medication?
- What else should I know about this drug?
- Is this drug safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
What brand names are available for lincomycin?
Lincocin is the brand name available for lincomycin.
Is this drug available in generic form?
Yes, lincomycin is available in generic form.
Do I need a prescription for this medication?
Yes, you need a prescription from your doctor or other health care professional for Lincocin.
What else should I know about this drug?
What preparations of lincomycin-oral are available?
Lincomycin is available in 300mg/ml sterile, injection form. It is available in 2 ml and 10 ml vials used for intramuscular and intravenous administration.
How should I keep lincomycin-oral stored?
Store lincomycin at room temperature between 20 C to 25 C (68 F to 77 F).
Is this drug safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- There are no adequate studies done on lincomycin to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.
- Lincomycin may be excreted in small amounts in breast milk. Therefore, caution should be exercised before using it in nursing mothers. To avoid the potential harm to nursing infants, a decision should be made whether to discontinue drug or discontinue nursing before using in nursing mothers.
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.
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