Gertic 400mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Gertic 400mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of Gertic Injection

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Uses of Gertic Injection

Gertic 400mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Gertic Injection

Common

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.

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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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gertic 400mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gertic 400mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
Gertic 400mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may have headaches or feel dizzy while being treated with Gertic 400mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gertic 400mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gertic 400mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Gertic 400mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients w
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.
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Patient Concerns

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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