(Teicoplanin 400 mg Injection)
TEICOS INJECTION contains-
Teicoplanin bioavailablity when administered intramuscularly – 90%. Associated with lower incidence of nephrotoxicity or ototoxicity. Treats gram positive organism.
In serious gram +ve infections, serious staphylococcal infections in patients sensitive or unresponsive to penicillins and cephalosporins, CAPD related peritonitis, prophylaxis in orthopaedic surgery at risk of gram +ve infections.
≤2 months : 8 mg/kg via infusion once daily.
2 months to 12 years : 6-10 mg/kg once daily.
>12 years Same as adult dose.