Generic Medicine Info
Special Precautions
Patient with history of red-man syndrome. Renal impairment. Elderly. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling This medicine may cause dizziness and headache, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Monitoring Parameters Monitor trough concentration at steady state after loading dose, and at least once a week during maintenance treatment. Perform culture and susceptibility tests before treatment initiation. Monitor CBC, liver and kidney function test.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Thrombocytopenia, ototoxicity (deafness, tinnitus), renal failure, superinfection, red man syndrome manifested as pruritus, urticaria, erythema, angioneurotic oedema, tachycardia, hypotension, dyspnea. Blood and lymphatic system disorders: Leucopenia, eosinophilia, agranulocytosis, neutropenia. Gastrointestinal disorders: Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting. General disorders and administration site conditions: Pain, pyrexia, injection site abscess. Infections and infestations: Abscess, superinfection. Investigations: Transaminases increased, blood alkaline phosphatase increased, blood creatinine increased. Nervous system disorders: Dizziness, headache, seizures. Renal and urinary disorders: Blood creatinine increased. Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders: Bronchospasm. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Rash, erythema, pruritus, dermatitis exfoliative. Vascular disorders: Phlebitis, thrombophlebitis.
Potentially Fatal: Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), hypersensitivity reactions (e.g. anaphylactic shock).
Drug Interactions
Increased nephrotoxic effect with aminoglycosides, ciclosporin, cisplatin. Increased ototoxic effects with furosemide, ethacrynic acid.
CIMS Class
Other Antibiotics
ATC Classification
J01XA02 - teicoplanin ; Belongs to the class of glycopeptide antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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