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Teicoplanin

 
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    Teicoplanin
    Alternative to vancomycin if severe red man syndrome
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibits bacterial cell wall peptidoglycan synthesis.
    • Microbiology
    • Broad cover against gram positive organisms, including Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and methicillin-resistant coagulase negative staphylococci.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Adverse Effects
    • Monitoring
    • To ensure therapeutic levels, check serum concentration before the fourth dose.
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