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Teicoplanin information about MOA how it work?

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Rajive Goel 21 Oct 2011

Teicoplanin is an antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecalis. It is a glycopeptide antibiotic extracted from Actinoplanes teichomyceticus, with a similar spectrum of activity to vancomycin. Its mechanism of action is to inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis.

Oral teicoplanin is effective in the treatment of pseudomembranous colitis and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea, with comparable efficacy with vancomycin.

However, for more info, please seek advice from a doc/pharmacist, take care.

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jollymissy 18 Sep 2012

thank u

Rajive Goel 18 Sep 2012

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