Teicos (Teicoplanin 400 mg Injection)

Overview:

TEICOS Injection contains Teicoplanin. It is used in the prophylaxis and treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecalis.
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Teicoplanin is a glycopeptide antibiotic.
It is an antibacterial.

TEICOS Injections are used in the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Complicated skin and soft tissue infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Hospital acquired pneumonia
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Complicated urinary tract infections
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Peritonitis associated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)
  • Bacteraemia
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis related to surgery or IV catheter insertion.

Adults and elderly patients with normal renal function:
Moderate infections: One TEICOS Injection by IV on the first day.
Severe infections: One TEICOS Injection by IV every 12 hours for the first three doses.

It inhibits a late stage in bacterial cellwall peptidoglycan synthesis.