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Teiconova 400mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Teiconova 400mg Injection is an antibiotic used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections in hospitalized patients. It is effective against infections of the respiratory tract (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, heart, blood and others.

Teiconova 400mg Injection works by stopping the growth of bacteria and is useful for treating adults as well as children. It is a narrow-spectrum antibiotic that only covers the gram-positive type of bacteria. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It may also be combined with other antibiotics to treat additional types of bacteria.

Some people may develop local injection site reactions like pain, swelling, redness. However, this is usually minor and temporary. Other side effects like fever, itching and skin rash may be seen occasionally. Monitoring with regular kidney function tests may be needed while you are being treated with this medication. Inform your doctor if you have a history of an allergic reaction to this medication in the past. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it may cause dizziness and headaches. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Uses of Teiconova Powder for Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Side effects of Teiconova Powder for Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Teiconova

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

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
    Try to change the area of injection and the exact site of injection each time. Apply a cold compress to the injection site. These symptoms are usually mild and should only last a few hours. You can ask your doctor to recommend a medicine if it is bothering you.
  • Coping with Skin rash
    There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems. Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible. Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants. Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse. Avoid excessive sun exposure. Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.

How to use Teiconova Powder for Injection

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

How Teiconova Powder for Injection works

Teiconova 400mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Teiconova 400mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Teiconova 400mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Teiconova 400mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Teiconova 400mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may have headaches or feel dizzy while being treated with Teiconova 400mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Teiconova 400mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Teiconova 400mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Teiconova 400mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Teiconova 400mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Teiconova 400mg Injection is used for treating serious bacterial infections, which cannot be treated with other antibiotics like penicillins and cephalosporins. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • It is given by an injection or drip into a vein or into a muscle.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and headaches.
  • Do not take Teiconova 400mg Injection if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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References

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