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In the US, Linezolid (linezolid systemic) is a member of the drug class oxazolidinone antibiotics and is used to treat Bacteremia, Bacterial Infection, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Pneumonia and Skin and Structure Infection.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Oxazolidinone

Chemical Name

N-[[(S)-3-(3-Fluoro-4-morpholinophenyl)-2-oxo-5-oxazolidinyl]metyl]acetamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Linezolidum (Latin)
  • Linezolid (German)
  • Linezolide (French)
  • Linezolid (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Linezolid (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • INF 0026 (IS)
  • PNU 100766 (IS)
  • U 100 (IS: PharmaciaUpjoh)
  • U 100766 (IS: PharmaciaUpjoh)
  • U 766 (IS: PharmaciaUpjoh)

Brand Names

  • Amizole 500
    Bhor, Kenya
  • Anozilad
    Actavis Group, Poland
  • Antizolid
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Arlid
    Armour, India
  • Arlin
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Averozolid
    Averroes, Egypt
  • Dilizolen
    Glenmark, Poland; Glenmark, Slovakia; Glenmark Generics, Netherlands; Polpharma, Bulgaria
  • Entavar
    Biocon, India
  • Grampolid
    Synthon, Netherlands
  • Grampolyve
    Synthon, Netherlands
  • Gramposimide
    Adamed, Poland; Synthon, Netherlands
  • Grampoxid
    Synthon, Netherlands
  • Lidobact
    Synthon, Netherlands
  • Linez
    Renata, Bangladesh; Sabaa, Egypt
  • Linezolid Accord
    Accord, Netherlands
  • Linezolid Amneal
    Amneal, Netherlands
  • Linezolid Betapharm
    Betapharm, Netherlands
  • Linezolid Farmaprojects
    Farmaprojects, Netherlands
  • Linezolid Fresenius Kabi
    Fresenius Kabi Oncology, Netherlands
  • Linezolid GNP
    GNP, Egypt
  • Linezolid Hetero
    Hetero Europe, Netherlands
  • Linezolid Kabi
    Fresenius Kabi, Croatia (Hrvatska); Kabi Pharmacia, Poland
  • Linezolid Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Linezolid Pfizer
    Pfizer, Netherlands
  • Linezolid Pliva
    Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Linezolid Polpharma
    Polpharma, Netherlands; Polpharma, Poland
  • Linezolid Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Linezolid Sandoz
    Sandoz, Belgium; Sandoz, Switzerland; Sandoz, Netherlands; Sandoz, Slovakia; Sandoz, Estonia; Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska); Sandoz, Poland
  • Linezolid Teva
    Teva, Netherlands; Teva, Romania
  • Linezolid Zentiva
    Zentiva, Poland
  • Linezolida Teva
    Teva Pharma, Portugal
  • Linezone
    Ko├žak, Turkey
  • Linid
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Linosept
    Micro Eros, India
  • Linozid
    Orion, Bangladesh
  • Linxyd
    Helm, Netherlands
  • Linzolid
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Linzowin
    Waves-Biotech, India
  • Litrecan
    Rivero, Argentina
  • Livegramide
    Synthon, Netherlands
  • Lizbid
    AHPL, India
  • Lizemox
    Molekule, India
  • Lizolid
    Glenmark, India; Glenmark, Vietnam
  • Lizoliden
    Helm, Netherlands; Zentiva, Netherlands
  • Lizomac
    Macleods, India
  • Lizomed
    Aglowmed, India
  • Lizorex
    Malody, India
  • Lizox
    Helm, Netherlands
  • Lorezogram
    Synthon, Netherlands
  • Lynvox
    Helm, Netherlands
  • Lynz
    Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Natlinez
    Hospira, Netherlands
  • Pneumolid
    Alvogen, Croatia (Hrvatska); Alvogen, Netherlands; Alvogen, Poland; Alvogen, Romania; Synthon, Bulgaria
  • Ralinz
    Race Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Respenzo
    Tiba, Egypt
  • Synzolid
    Synthon, Netherlands
  • Voxazoldin
    Rotabiogn, Egypt
  • Zenix
    Hemofarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Hemofarm, Serbia
  • Zifi-Turbo (Linezolid and Cefixime)
    FDC, India
  • Zizolid
    Biofarma, Turkey
  • Zodlin
    FDC, India
  • Zolinid
    Teva, Bulgaria
  • Zyvox
    Fresenius Kabi, Georgia; Laboratorio Pfizer de Chile, Chile; Pfizer, Argentina; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Ecuador; Pfizer, Egypt; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Georgia; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Ireland; Pfizer, South Korea; Pfizer, Malta; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Pfizer U.S., United States; Pharmacia, United Kingdom
  • Zyvoxam
    Pfizer, Canada
  • Zyvoxid
    Neolpharma, Israel; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Latvia; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Tunisia; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Europe, Poland; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Luxembourg, Bosnia & Herzegowina
    Pfizer, Germany


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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