Medicine Overview of Zicoplanin Injection
Zicoplanin 400 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections.
Side Effects of Zicoplanin are Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Fever, Itching, Skin rash.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Zicoplanin 400 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
In Depth Information on Zicoplanin 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.
Zicoplanin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zicoplanin 400 mg 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.
Zicoplanin 400 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may have headaches or feel dizzy while being treated with Zicoplanin 400 mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
Zicoplanin 400 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zicoplanin 400 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zicoplanin 400 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zicoplanin 400 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Zicoplanin Injection
Q. Is teicoplanin a penicillin or does it contain penicillin?
No, teicoplanin is not penicillin and it does not contain penicillin
Q. Is Zicoplanin nephrotoxic?
It is nephrotoxic in patients with kidney problem and in those receiving Zicoplanin 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 Zicoplanin used for?
Zicoplanin 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). Zicoplanin is also used as an alternative oral treatment for Clostridium difficile infection-associated diarrhea and colitis
Q. How does Zicoplanin work?
It is antibacterial medicine and works by killing the bacteria that causes infections.
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