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Teicokem 400mg Injection

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Composition for Teicokem 400mg Injection

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Primary uses of Teicokem 400mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
999
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Teicokem Injection

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Uses of Teicokem Injection

Teicokem 400mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Teicokem Injection side effects

Common

Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Skin rash, Itching, Fever.

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How to use Teicokem Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Teicokem Injection 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.

In Depth Information on Teicokem Injection

Expert advice for Teicokem 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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Teicokem Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Teicokem Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
Teicokem 400mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may have headaches or feel dizzy while being treated with Teicokem 400mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Teicokem 400mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Teicokem 400mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Teicokem 400mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Teicokem 400mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Teicokem Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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 Teicokem 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
Teicokem 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). Teicokem 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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