The below information on Zyvox has been taken from official FDA sources, but we cannot guarantee it's accuracy. Please use this site for educational purposes only. This site does not replace a proper discussion with your doctor.
|This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:|
|This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:|
Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc.
|This drug is available in the following forms:|
Tablets, Oral Suspensions, and Injectables
|View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:|
Zyvox is an antibiotic used to treat adults with certain bacterial infections. Zyvox does not work for viral infections (for example, the common cold).
Precautions for Zyvox
- Phenylketonuric patients should not take Zyvox oral suspension because it contains phenylalanine (a part of aspartame). The other Zyvox formulations do not contain phenylalanine.
- People taking Zyvox should avoid foods and beverages high in tyramine content. Health care professional can provide a list of foods and beverages containing tyramine.
Side Effects of Zyvox
The side effects of Zyvox are generally mild, but serious side effects including decreased number of platelets, red blood cells, and white blood cells (myelosuppression) have been reported in people receiving Zyvox since it became available.
Other side effects may include:
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