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ZYPLANIN 200MG INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 756 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for ZYPLANIN

Teicoplanin(200 mg)

food interaction for ZYPLANIN

alcohol interaction for ZYPLANIN

pregnancy interaction for ZYPLANIN

lactation interaction for ZYPLANIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zyplanin 200mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zyplanin 200mg 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 ZYPLANIN

Teicoplanin(200 mg)

Uses

Zyplanin 200mg injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Zyplanin 200mg 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 ZYPLANIN

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  • TICOVAN 200 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 880/injection
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    Rs. 880
    pay 16% more per injection
  • TEICOBIOTIC 200 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1077/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1077
    pay 42% more per injection
  • T PLANIN 200MG INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 54.43/ML of injection
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    Rs. 544.28
    save 93% more per ML of injection
  • TICOBACT 200MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Gland Pharma Limited
    Rs. 406.25/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 406.25
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Expert advice for ZYPLANIN

  • 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 ZYPLANIN

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 03 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)