TEICOFAST (Teicoplanin) is a glycopeptide antibiotic complex isolated from the bacterium Actinoplanes teichomyceticus. It is used to kill bacteria responsible for infections which can occur in your blood, bones or joints. This antibiotic is generally used when the bacteria causing the infection are not satisfactorily eliminated by other antibiotics (eg penicillin) or when patients may be allergic to other antibiotics.
Teicoplanin 400 mg
MODE OF ACTION:
Teicoplanin inhibits peptidoglycan polymerization, resulting in inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis and cell death.
- Septic Arthritis
Adolescents adult & elderly (Severe Infection) : 6 mg/kg every 12 hours for 3 doses followed by 6 mg/kg/day
Infants > 2 months & children < 12 years (Initial) : 10 mg/kg every 12 hours for 3 doses, followed by 6 to 10 mg/kg once daily
This information is for registered medical practitioner only. Anyone other than medical practitioner should consult medical practitioner before using this product.