Definition of Linezolid

A synthetic oxazolidinone derivative, Linezolid selectively inhibits an early step in bacterial protein synthesis and affects blood pressure through monoamine oxidase inhibition. It is effective against Gram-positive organisms, including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus strains, coagulase-negative Staphylococci, vancomycin-resistant Enterococci, and penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae strains. (NCI04)

Linezolid is from the group

Miscellaneous Antibiotic

Other Names for Linezolid

Linezolid
LINEZOLID
Zyvox

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