Linezolid is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Linezolid is used to treat different types of bacterial infections, such pneumonia, skin infections, and infections that are resistant to other antibiotics. Linezolid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Zyvox (linezolid) is used to treat bacterial infections, skin infections, and pneumonia. The drug is part of the oxazolidinone antibiotics drug class and helps to kill and prevent bacteria from spreading.