くすりのしおり

Injection
Published: 10/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
TEICOPLANIN for Intravenous Infusion 200mg "F"
 Active ingredient:
Teicoplanin
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a glycopeptide antibiotic used to treat infections, and exhibits antibacterial activity by inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial cell walls.
It is usually used to treat sepsis, deep-seated skin infection, chronic pyoderma, secondary infection in injury/burn or surgical wound, pneumonia, pyothorax and secondary infection in chronic respiratory lesion.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: hearing difficulty, renal disorder or liver disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, inject by intravenous infusion over a period of 30 minutes or longer twice a day on the first day. Then inject once a day. For infants and children, inject by intravenous infusion over a period of 30 minutes or longer three times at an interval of 12 hours. Then inject at an interval of 24 hours. For neonates (including low birth-weight baby), inject by intravenous infusion over a period of 30 minutes or longer at an interval of 24 hours.
  • Ask the doctor about the treatment span.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include fever and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • angioedema, respiratory distress, pale face [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • dizziness, tinnitus, decreased hearing [eighth nerve disorder]
  • fever, generalized red rash, blister [muco-cutaneo-ocular syndrome, Lyell syndrome, erythroderma]
  • sore throat, headache, limb subcutaneous bleeding [agranulocytosis, leucopenia, thrombocytopenia]
  • decreased urine output, edema, headache [acute renal failure]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.