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TARGOCID 200MG INFUSION

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Composition FOR TARGOCID 200mg infusion

Teicoplanin(200mg)

food interaction for TARGOCID infusion

alcohol interaction for TARGOCID infusion

pregnancy interaction for TARGOCID infusion

lactation interaction for TARGOCID infusion

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Targocid 200mg infusion at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Targocid 200mg infusion 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR TARGOCID 200mg infusion

Teicoplanin(200mg)

Targocid infusion uses

Targocid 200mg infusion is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections

How targocid infusion works

Targocid 200mg infusion 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.

Common side effects of targocid infusion

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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Expert advice FOR TARGOCID infusion

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR TARGOCID 200mg infusion

Teicoplanin

Q. Is teicoplanin a penicillin or does it contain penicillin?
No, teicoplanin is not penicillin and it does not contain penicillin
Q. Is teicoplanin nephrotoxic?
It is nephrotoxic in patients with kidney problem and in those receiving teicoplanin 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
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Q. What is teicoplanin used for?
Teicoplanin 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). Teicoplanin is also used as an alternative oral treatment for Clostridium difficile infection-associated diarrhea and colitis
Q. How does teicoplanin work?
It is antibacterial medicine and works by killing the bacteria that causes infections.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)