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How does Zyvox treat bacterial infection?

Zyvox is the brand name for linezolid. Linezolid treats bacterial infections by stopping the growth of bacteria. This drug only works for bacterial infection. It is not effective in treating viral infections, or the common cold or flu.

 

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