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Teicotuf 400mg Injection

By UNICHEM LABORATORIES LTD
0.4g Powder For Injection in Injection
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Teicotuf 400 MG Description

Teicotuf Powder For Injection contains Teicoplanin as its active ingredient. It is used for treating serious bacterial infections. This medicine will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a docto...
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ContainsTeicoplanin(400.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsSkin rashes, itching, fever
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Teicotuf 400 MG

Teicotuf Powder For Injection is used to treat severe bacterial infections.

Contraindications of Teicotuf 400 MG

If you are allergic to Teicoplanin or any other ingredients of Teicotuf Powder For Injection.

Side effects of Teicotuf 400 MG

  • Powder For Injection site reactions like pain, redness, swelling
  • Skin rashes, itching
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Teicotuf 400 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Teicotuf Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
  • Teicotuf Powder For Injection should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy.
  • Your doctor will only give you this medicine if considered essential and if the benefits overweigh the risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Teicotuf Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Teicoplanin passes into breast milk, hence you should not use Teicotuf Powder For Injection while breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Teicotuf Powder For Injection?
A:
Teicotuf Powder For Injection may sometimes cause dizziness and headache, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Teicotuf Powder For Injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Teicotuf Powder For Injection, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to another antibiotic called vancomycin.
  • You have problems with your kidneys.
  • You have a low platelet count.
  • You have a condition called red man syndrome (symptoms include redness, itching, rash, fever, chills).
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition.
  • You are on other medications which may affect your kidneys, hearing or nervous system.
  • You develop some serious side effects or allergic reactions after treatment with Teicotuf Powder For Injection.

Mode of Action of Teicotuf 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Teicoplanin in Teicotuf Powder For Injection works by killing the bacteria which causes infection in your body.

Directions for Use of Teicotuf 400 MG

  • Teicotuf Powder For Injection will be given to you in a hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Teicotuf 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Teicotuf Powder For Injection may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doct...
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  • Concomitant use of Teicotuf Powder For Injection along with aminoglycoside solutions should be avoided.
  • This medicine should be used with caution along with aminoglycosides, colistin, amphotericin B, ciclosporin, cisplatin, furosemide and ethacrynic acid.

Storage and disposal of Teicotuf 400 MG

  • Store Teicotuf Powder For Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Teicotuf 400 MG

Overdose

Teicotuf Powder For Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you feel agitated or experience any other sympto...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Teicotuf Powder For Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse mi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Teicotuf Powder For Injection?

A: Teicotuf Powder For Injection is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

Q: Can I take Teicotuf Powder For Injection on my own?

A: No, you should not take Teicotuf Powder For Injection on your own, as you do not know the site of administration or the appropriate dose. So, it is always advisable to get this Powder For Injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. You should always do as instructed by your doctor or visit the hospital

Q: Can I stop taking Teicotuf Powder For Injection on my own?

A: No, you should not stop taking Teicotuf Powder For Injection without consulting the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you discontinue this medicine before completing the treatment, your symptoms may reoccur.

Q: Is Teicotuf Powder For Injection an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Teicotuf Powder For Injection is an antibiotic.
Product Details
Brand
TEICOTUF
Expires on or After
04/10/2022
Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 03:45 PM (IST)

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