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Teicogress 400Mg Inj

Manufacturer

GUFIC PRIVATE LTD.

Pack Of

1 Injection

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Teicogress 400Mg Inj

Teicogress 400Mg Inj belongs to the group of medicines called antibiotic, which is used to treat various bacterial infections of the bones, joints, lungs, urinary tract, abdominal wall(peritonitis), heart(endocarditis). Bacterial infections are caused due to the multiplication of harmful bacteria inside or on the body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. Teicogress 400Mg Inj does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.

Teicogress 400Mg Inj contains teicoplanin works by interfering with the formation of bacterial cell walls, thereby impairing the bonds that hold the bacterial cell wall together. This allows holes to appear in the bacterial cell walls, which kills the bacteria. Thus, it helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections.

Teicogress 400Mg Inj will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer Teicogress 400Mg Inj. The dose of Teicogress 400Mg Inj can vary depending upon your condition and severity of the infection. It is also recommended to complete the course of medicine even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic. Leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will, in fact, stop responding to the antibiotic (antibiotic resistance).

In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as diarrhoea, rashes, local pain and redness at the site of injection, changes in results of blood and liver tests, and abnormalities (increases/decrease) in the number of white blood cells and platelets. Not everybody experiences these side-effects. Talk to your doctor if you feel any discomfort while taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj.

Before starting Teicogress 400Mg Inj, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any antibiotic), kidney or liver problems. Do not take Teicogress 400Mg Inj on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Talk to your doctor before taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj if you have a history of diarrhoea after taking antibiotics. Avoid taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor. Teicogress 400Mg Inj may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. Avoid alcohol consumption to prevent unpleasant side-effects. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and your health condition to rule out undesirable side effects.

Uses of Teicogress 400Mg Inj

Bacterial infections

Medicinal Benefits

Teicogress 400Mg Inj belongs to the group of medicines called antibiotics, used to treat various bacterial infections of the brain, lungs, middle ear, abdomen, urinary tract, kidneys, bones, joints, skin, soft tissues, blood, heart. Teicogress 400Mg Inj is active against serious gram+ve infections, serious staphylococcal infections. Teicogress 400Mg Inj works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, kills the bacteria and helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections. Teicogress 400Mg Inj does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu. Teicogress 400Mg Inj is also used to treat infections in the gut caused by ‘Clostridium difficile’ bacteria. For this, the teicoplanin solution should be taken by mouth as advised by your doctor.

Directions for Use

Teicogress 400Mg Inj will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer Teicogress 400Mg Inj. Teicogress 400Mg Inj is given as an intravenous infusion (drip) or as an injection into the vein or a muscle. The dose of Teicogress 400Mg Inj can vary depending upon your condition and severity of the infection.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Teicogress 400Mg Inj

Like all medicines, Teicogress 400Mg Inj can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Pain, rashes, fever, local pain and redness at the injection site, dizziness, changes in results of blood and liver tests, and abnormalities (increases/decrease) in the number of white blood cells and platelets are the common side-effects of Teicogress 400Mg Inj. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Before starting Teicogress 400Mg Inj, please inform your doctor if you have an allergy to an antibiotic called ‘vancomycin' if you are already taking medicines which may cause hearing problems and/or kidney problems, if you have thrombocytopenia (a decrease in platelet count), or if you have red man syndrome (flushing of the upper part of your body). Do not take Teicogress 400Mg Inj on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Avoid taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj to prevent unpleasant side-effects. Teicogress 400Mg Inj may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side-effects. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice balance problems, hearing problem, vomiting, ringing in the ears after taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj to prevent unpleasant side-effects.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will prescribe Teicogress 400Mg Inj only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Please consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding, your doctor will prescribe Teicogress 400Mg Inj only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Teicogress 400Mg Inj may cause dizziness, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have liver impairment/liver disease before taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have kidney impairment/kidney disease before taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Antibiotics can alter the useful bacteria in the stomach, which help indigestion. Therefore, you are advised to take foods rich in probiotics such as yoghurt/curd, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi, miso, kombucha, buttermilk, natto and cheese.
  • Eat fibre rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas and bananas.
  • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit and grapefruit juice as they might hinder the absorption of antibiotics.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol to treat your condition effectively.
  • Avoid usage of tobacco.
  • To cure your condition effectually complete the full course of Teicogress 400Mg Inj even though you find symptomatic relief.

Special Advise

You are advised to have tests to check your blood, kidneys and/or hearing during the treatment with Teicogress 400Mg Inj.

Other Information (TEI0010)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Jun-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial infection: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. It can target any body part and multiply very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine are more prone to bacterial infection.

FAQs

Teicogress 400Mg Inj works by interfering with the formation of bacterial cell walls, thereby impairing the bonds that hold the bacterial cell wall together. This allows holes to appear in the bacterial cell walls, which kills the bacteria. Thus, it helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections.

Teicogress 400Mg Inj may cause dizziness or headaches. So, drive only if you are alert after taking Teicogress 400Mg Inj and omit driving and operating machinery if you feel dizzy.

Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of Teicogress 400Mg Inj. Drink lots of fluids and eat food rich in fibre if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience excess diarrhoea, consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.

It is recommended to complete the course of Teicogress 400Mg Inj even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic. Leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will, in fact, stop responding to the antibiotic (antibiotic resistance).

Common side effects of Teicogress 400Mg Inj include abnormalities with your white blood cells (such as decreased leucocytes and an increase of eosinophils) and platelets (decrease of thrombocytes), loose stools or diarrhoea, changes in the results of blood tests for liver functions, and rash.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Teicogress 400Mg Inj

Manufacturer/Marketer address

37,1st Floor, Kamala Bhavan II, Swami Nityanand Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400 069. (INDIA)

Teicogress 400Mg Inj

Teicogress 400Mg Inj

MRP: 1790.00

Vial
1

1 Injection in 1 Vial