TYPE: Prescription

BRAND: Teicoplanin

ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Teicoplanin

STRENGTH, PACK SIZE & GMS CODE:

200 mg Powder & Solvent for Solution for Inj/Inf or Oral Solution x 1 ~ 72820

400 mg Powder & Solvent for Solution for Inj/Inf or Oral Solution x 1 ~ 72825

 

INDICATION:

Teicoplanin is indicated in adults and in children from birth for the parenteral treatment of the following infections:

  • 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 that occurs in association with any of the indications listed above.

Teicoplanin is also indicated as an alternative oral treatment for Clostridium difficile infection-associated diarrhoea and colitis.

Where appropriate, teicoplanin should be administered in combination with other antibacterial agents.

Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.

 

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