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Consuming alcohol with Tergocin does not cause any harmful side effects.
Tergocin may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Tergocin is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Tergocin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. You may have headaches or feel dizzy while being treated with Tergocin. If thi... View More
Tergocin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tergocin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tergocin is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tergocin may not be needed in t... View More
Tergocin is an antibiotic used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections in hospitalized patients. It is effective against infections of the respi... View More
Uses of Tergocin
- Severe bacterial infections
Side effects of Tergocin
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Skin rash
How to use Tergocin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Tergocin works
Tergocin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to s... View More
- Tergocin is used for treating serious bacterial infections, which cannot be treated with other antibiotics like penicillins and cephalosporins.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- It is given by an injection or drip into a vein or into a muscle.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and headaches.
- Do not take Tergocin if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Gram-positive infection, CAPD-associated peritonitis
Parenteral Severe Gram-positive infections Adult: Initially, 6 mg/kg on first day, followed by 3 mg/kg/day. Severe infection: 6 mg/kg every 12 hr for ... View More
Parenteral Severe Gram-positive infections Child: Loading dose: 10 mg/kg every 12 hr for 3 doses followed by 6-10 mg/kg/day depending on severity of t... View More
Parenteral Renal impairment: Usual dose to be given for first 3 days, thereafter adjust dose according to CrCl. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation 4... View More
Mode of Action
Glycopeptide antibiotic with spectrum of activity is similar to vancomycin but teicoplanin may be more active in vitro against enterococci and some anae... View More
Preexisting renal insufficiency, hypersensitivity to vancomycin. Perform periodic haematological studies, renal, LFT. Pregnancy, lactation.
Fever, chills, allergic reactions, GI disturbances, headache, dizziness, "red-man" syndrome, disturbances in liver enzymes, renal impairment, ototoxicit... View More
Other nephrotoxic and/or neurotoxic drugs.
Alternative brand for Tergocin
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More