Active ingredients: teicoplanin
What it is used for
Teicoplanin Sandoz is indicated for the treatment of the following serious infections due to Staphylococci or Streptococci, which cannot be treated satisfactorily with less toxic agents, including beta-lactam antibiotics: bone (osteomyelitis); joints (septic arthritis); blood (non-cardiac bacteraemia, septicaemia).
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.
Part 1: Injection, powder for
white to light yellow powder
How to take this medicine: Intramuscular
Part 2: Injection, diluent for
clear, colourless liquid
How to take this medicine: Intravenous
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- See Product information for shelf life
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient teicoplanin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf)