Medicine Overview of Gertic Injection
Uses of Gertic Injection
Gertic 400mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of Gertic Injection
Nausea, Headache, Rash, Itching, Erythema, Dizziness, Reduced blood platelets, Vomiting, Fever, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased white blood cell count, Diarrhoea, Anaphylactic reaction, Inflammation of a vein.
How to use Gertic Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Gertic Injection works
Gertic 400mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
In Depth Information on Gertic Injection
Expert advice for Gertic Injection
- Do not take teicoplanin if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to vancomycin, teicoplanin or any of the other ingredients of teicoplanin formulation.
- Do not take teicoplanin if you have red man syndrome; low platelet count in the blood (thrombocytopenia); kidney problem.
- Avoid using teicoplanin if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
- Do not drive or operate machinery after taking teicoplanin because you may feel drowsy.
- Do the blood tests for complete blood cell count at regular intervals.
- Do not prolong the use of teicoplanin.
Special precautions for Gertic 400mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gertic 400mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Gertic 400mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
You may have headaches or feel dizzy while being treated with Gertic 400mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive....
You may have headaches or feel dizzy while being treated with Gertic 400mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
Gertic 400mg Injection should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gertic 400mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Gertic 400mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients w+more
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gertic 400mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Gertic 400mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Teicoplanin
Q. Is teicoplanin a penicillin or does it contain penicillin?
No, teicoplanin is not penicillin and it does not contain penicillin
It is nephrotoxic in patients with kidney problem and in those receiving Gertic concurrently with other medicinal products having nephrotoxic potential (eg. aminoglycosides, cisplatin).Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Is teicoplanin safe in penicillin allergy?
Yes, it is safe in penicillin allergy
Gertic is used to treat infections of skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, lung (pneumonia), urinary tract, inner layer of the heart called endocardium, peritonitis associated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Gertic is also used as an alternative oral treatment for Clostridium difficile infection-associated diarrhea and colitis
It is antibacterial medicine and works by killing the bacteria that causes infections.
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