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Oxazolidinones: Linezolid and Tedizolid

By

Brian J. Werth

, PharmD, University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Last full review/revision Jul 2020| Content last modified Jul 2020
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Oxazolidinones include the following:

  • Linezolid

  • Tedizolid

Oxazolidinones work by preventing bacteria from producing proteins they need to grow and multiply.

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Use of Linezolid and Tedizolid During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Drugs Mentioned In This Article

Generic Name Select Brand Names
ZYVOX
SIVEXTRO
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