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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Glycopeptide antibacterial

Chemical Name

Antibiotic complex obtained from cultures of Actinoplanes teichomyceticus, or the same substance produced by other means. Comprised of 5 major components differented by a specific fatty acid moiety.

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Teicoplanin (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Teicoplanina (OS: DCIT)
  • Téicoplanine (OS: DCF)
  • A 8327 (IS)
  • DL 507-IT (IS)
  • L 12507 (IS)
  • MDL 507 (IS: MerrellDow)
  • Teichomycin A₂ (IS)
  • Teicoplanin (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Teicoplaninum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Fada Teicoplanina
    Fada, Argentina
  • Jialixin
    Xinchang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Planicid
    PharmaSwiss, Serbia
  • Tagocin
    Han All, South Korea
  • Taiklonal
    Klonal, Argentina
  • Talinac
    Demo, Greece
  • Taplanin
    Merck Serono, Taiwan
  • Tapocin
    CJ Cheil Jedang, China; CJ Cheiljedang, South Korea
  • Tarbiglem
    Cryopharma, Mexico
  • Tarconin
    Standard, Taiwan
  • Targocid
    Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Aventis, Poland; Gruppo Lepetit, Serbia; Gruppolepetit, Oman; Marion Merrell, Tunisia; Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi Aventis, China; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi Aventis, Japan; Sanofi-Aventis, Argentina; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Belgium; Sanofi-Aventis, Bulgaria; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Chile; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, United Kingdom; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary; Sanofi-Aventis, Indonesia; Sanofi-Aventis, Ireland; Sanofi-Aventis, South Korea; Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico; Sanofi-Aventis, Malaysia; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway; Sanofi-Aventis, Peru; Sanofi-Aventis, Romania; Sanofi-Aventis, Singapore; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovenia; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa; Vianex, Czech Republic
  • Targosid
    Lepetit, Italy; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal
  • Tecopin
    Nang Kuang, Taiwan
  • Tecosid
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Teico
    Medis, Tunisia
  • Teicocid
    Li Ta, Taiwan
  • Teicocin
    Il Dong, South Korea
  • Teicod
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Teicoin
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Teicon
    Union, Taiwan
  • Teiconin
    Gentle, Taiwan; Shinlin Sinseng, Taiwan
  • Teicoplanin Daiko Seiyaku
    Daiko Seiyaku, Japan
  • Teicoplanin Fuji Yakuhin
    Fuji Yakuhin, Japan
  • Teicoplanin Labatec
    Labatec, Switzerland
  • Teicoplanin Mylan
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Teicoplanin Orpha
    OrPha, Switzerland
  • Teicoplanin Sawai Seiyaku
    Sawai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Teicoplanin Shiono
    Shiono Kemikaru, Japan
  • Teicoplanin Taiyo
    Taiyo Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Teicoplanin Towa
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Teicoplanina Northia
    Northia, Argentina
  • Teicoplanina Richet
    Richet, Argentina; Richet, Dominican Republic; Richet, Guatemala; Richet, Honduras; Richet, Panama
  • Teicox
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Teiyu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Tekosit
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Tergocin
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Ticocin
    Cipla, India
  • Tigein
    Panbiotic, Taiwan
  • Tocopin
    Korea United Pharm, Vietnam
  • T-Planin
    Glenmark, India

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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