General Spectrum of Activity
Targeted therapy for infections due to MRSA and VRE.
CBC at least once/week
Visual testing for therapy >3 months or if symptoms develop on therapy.
SSRI and other serotonergics/MAOIs - Increased risk of serotonin syndrome. Concurrent usage should be evaluated by prescriber on a case by case basis.
Rifampin decreases linezolid levels.
Antimicrobial class: Oxazolidinone
Pregnancy category: C
Average serum half life: 5 hours
CSF penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic