Ticocin 200mg Injection

Ticocin 200mg Injection

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Introduction

Ticocin 200mg Injection is an antibiotic used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections in hospitalized patients. It is effective against infections of the respiratory tract (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, heart, blood and others.

Ticocin 200mg Injection works by stopping the growth of bacteria and is useful for treating adults as well as children. It is a narrow-spectrum antibiotic that only covers the gram-positive type of bacteria. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It may also be combined with other antibiotics to treat additional types of bacteria.

Some people may develop local injection site reactions like pain, swelling, redness. However, this is usually minor and temporary. Other side effects like fever, itching and skin rash may be seen occasionally. Monitoring with regular kidney function tests may be needed while you are being treated with this medication. Inform your doctor if you have a history of an allergic reaction to this medication in the past. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it may cause dizziness and headaches. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Uses of Ticocin Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Side effects of Ticocin Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ticocin

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Fever
  • Itching
  • Skin rash

How to use Ticocin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Ticocin Injection works

Ticocin 200mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ticocin 200mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ticocin 200mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ticocin 200mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Ticocin 200mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may have headaches or feel dizzy while being treated with Ticocin 200mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Ticocin 200mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ticocin 200mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ticocin 200mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ticocin 200mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.