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Teicotuf 400mg Injection

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Composition for Teicotuf 400mg Injection

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Primary uses of Teicotuf 400mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
1534
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Teicotuf Injection

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Uses of Teicotuf Injection

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

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 Teicotuf Injection

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

How Teicotuf Injection works

Teicotuf 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 Teicotuf Injection

Expert advice for Teicotuf 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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Teicotuf Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Teicotuf Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Teicotuf 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
Teicotuf 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 Teicotuf 400mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Teicotuf 400mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Teicotuf 400mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Teicotuf 400mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Teicotuf 400mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Teicotuf 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 Teicotuf 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
Teicotuf 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). Teicotuf 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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