Lincomycin is a lincosamide antibiotic that in certain cases used to treat staphylococcal, streptococcal, and pneumococcal infections. Its helpful in cases when patients have an allergy to penicillin or when bacterial resistance take place. In such cases, Lincomycin can be used to treat streptococcal and staphylococcal infections.
Lincomycin is represented on the market by a wide range of products in various forms, such as capsules, solutions, and injections. The main prescription drug is the Lincocin, the original but quite expensive branded product. A lot of pharma companies are focusing intently on manufacturing generic Lincomycin. Such generics are produced in accordance with all requirements and retain high quality, comparable to the original drugs.
Lincomycin must be used to treat only bacterial infections but no viral, such flu or cold. It can’t kill viruses. Diarrhea is the most common side effect of Lincomycin that can lead to colitis. Check your doctor immediately if you have stomach pain or similar symptoms.