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TEICOKEM 400MG INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 999 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for TEICOKEM

Teicoplanin(400 mg)

food interaction for TEICOKEM

alcohol interaction for TEICOKEM

pregnancy interaction for TEICOKEM

lactation interaction for TEICOKEM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Teicokem 400mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Teicokem 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for TEICOKEM

Teicoplanin(400 mg)

Uses

Teicokem 400mg injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Teicokem 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.

Common side effects

Nausea, Noisy breathing, Pain, Inflammation of a vein, Rash, Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal cramp, Tachycardia, Allergic reaction, Bronchoconstriction (constriction of air passages), Cough, Deafness, Decreased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Fainting, Headache, Hearing loss, Increased white blood cell count (eosinophils), Itching, Flushing, Red man syndrome, Ringing in ear, Skin redness, Sneezing, Subcutaneous swelling, Vestibular disorder, Vomiting, Reduced blood platelets

SUBSTITUTES for TEICOKEM

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  • TARGOCID 400 MG INJECTION
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    Sanofi India Ltd
    Rs. 1910/ML of injection
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  • TICOCIN 400 MG INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 139.35/ML of injection
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  • TROYPLANIN 400MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 1238.10/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1238.10
    pay 24% more per injection
  • T PLANIN 400MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 766.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 1533
    save 23% more per ML of injection
  • TEICOBIOTIC 400 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 681.25/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 681.25
    save 32% more per injection

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Expert advice for TEICOKEM

  • 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 TEICOKEM

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

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 12 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)