Information about Teicoplanin

Teicoplanin Uses

Teicoplanin is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections. It treats infections of skin & soft tissues, blood, heart, bones and lungs (pneumonia).

How Teicoplanin works

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

Common side effects of Teicoplanin

Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Fever, Itching, Skin rash
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Available Medicine for Teicoplanin

TargocidSanofi India Ltd
1170 to ₹23163 variant(s)
TicocinCipla Ltd
967 to ₹20392 variant(s)
T-PlaninGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
913 to ₹20122 variant(s)
TecoplanUnited Biotech Pvt Ltd
825 to ₹15282 variant(s)
TexoplanSamarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
1347 to ₹16902 variant(s)
TeicobioticNeon Laboratories Ltd
1184 to ₹24492 variant(s)
875 to ₹17032 variant(s)
TicogemLupin Ltd
912 to ₹13602 variant(s)
1075 to ₹17162 variant(s)
ForplusZuventus Healthcare Ltd
15251 variant(s)

Expert advice for Teicoplanin

  • Teicoplanin 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 Teicoplanin if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.


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