Augmentation of the Inotropic Effects of Dopamine Following Linezolid Administration in an Infant.

@article{Lovett2016AugmentationOT,
  title={Augmentation of the Inotropic Effects of Dopamine Following Linezolid Administration in an Infant.},
  author={Marlina E Lovett and Maria de Los Angeles Meza Estrada and Cheryl L Sargel and Joseph Drew Tobias},
  journal={Journal of intensive care medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={490-2}
}
Although generally safe and effective, one of the unique properties of linezolid is its weak inhibitory effect on monoamine oxidase. As such, it may interact with other medications that act through the adrenergic or serotonergic systems, including selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors and vasoactive agents. We present a 3-month-old infant who was being… CONTINUE READING