Asist Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

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Drug Strength: 200 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 1 vial

Asist Injection contains Teicoplanin | belongs to Glycopeptide

SKU: pg_1750_2325 Categories: ,

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How it works

This medicine works by interfering with bacterial cell wall synthesis and thus inhibits the growth of bacteria.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Asist Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

  • Rash
  • Erythema
  • Itching
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Hearing loss
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abscess rare

Uses of Asist Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

What is it prescribed for?

  • Skin and Soft tissue infections

    This medicine is used in the treatment of complicated infections of the skin and soft tissues caused by gram-positive bacteria. These infections may include infected wounds, folliculitis, abscesses, cellulitis, ulcers, etc.

  • Pneumonia

    This medicine is used in the treatment of pneumonia which is a most common type of lung infection caused by gram-positive bacteria.

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    This medicine is used in the treatment of complicated infections of the urinary tract caused by gram-positive bacteria.

  • Bone and Joint infections

    This medicine is used in the treatment of bone and joint infections such as osteomyelitis and infectious arthritis caused by gram-positive bacteria.

  • Bacterial endocarditis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of endocarditis, which is an infection of the inner lining of the heart, caused by gram-positive bacteria.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue therapy based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Asist Injection 200 mg 1 Vial or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue therapy based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Red man Syndrome

    This medicine may cause red man syndrome in some patients. This condition is characterized by symptoms such as itching, hives, erythema, increased heart rate, low blood pressure, difficulty breathing, etc. Stopping or slowing the rate of infusion may help in stopping these reactions. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Decreased blood platelet counts

    This medicine may decrease the blood platelet count (thrombocytopenia) in some patients. Close monitoring of blood cell counts is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Renal impairment

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

  • Drug resistance

    Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a gram-positive bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

  • Driving or Operating machinery

    Use of this medicine may cause dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience dizziness during treatment with this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Oral form: The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one. Injection: Since this medicine is administered by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low. If you miss an appointment for a scheduled dose of this medicine, call your doctor immediately for further instructions.

  • Overdose

    Oral form: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Amphoterecin B
  • Aminoglycoside antibiotics
  • Furosemide
  • Cisplatin
  • Cyclosporine

General Instructions

Oral solution: Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Inform the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

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How to use Asist Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

It can be administered IV (bolus or infusion), IM or intraperitoneally in a single daily dose following one or more loading doses. Intermittent in dextrose 5% or Sodium chloride 0.9% or Compound sodium lactate.

what are the adverse effects of Asist Injection 200 mg 1 Vial?

Local reactions at injection site, thrombophlebitis, rash, fever, pruritus, pain, pyrexia, bronchospasm, headache, anaphylaxis, rigour, angioedema, exfoliative dermatitis, erythema multiforme, GI upset, dizziness, vestibular disorders, mild hearing loss, tinnitus, headache. Blood dyscrasias. Increase in serum transaminases, alkaline phosphatase and creatinine, renal failure, superinfections.

What happens if I miss a dose of Asist Injection 200 mg 1 Vial?

Adults: Moderate infections: 400 mg IV or IM as a single dose on first day, then 200 mg IV or IM daily. Severe infections: 400 mg IV every 12 hr for three doses, then 400 mg IV or IM daily. Over 85 kg body weight, 3-6 mg/kg, see literature. Reduce dose from fourth day in renal insufficiency.
Children: Neonates: 16 mg/kg body weight as a single dose by IV infusion over 30 min on first day, then 8 mg/kg body weight as single daily dose; over 2 mth: moderate infections, 10 mg/kg body weight by IV injection every 12 hr for first three doses, then 6 mg/kg by IV or IM injection as a single dose daily. Severe infections, 10 mg/kg by IV or IM injection as a single dose daily.
Prophylaxis in orthopaedic surgery: Adults: 400 mg IV as a single dose at induction of anaesthesia.

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