Drug Class: Glycopeptide Antibiotics

Telavancin

Telavancin is a semisynthetic, lipoglycopeptide antibiotic. Mechanism of Action Telavancin inhibits cell wall biosynthesis by binding to late-stage peptidoglycan precursors, including lipid II. Telavancin also binds to the bacterial membrane and disrupts membrane barrier function. INDICATIONS Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections Telavancin is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with complicated skin and …

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Teicoplanin

Mode of Action of Teicoplanin Teicoplanin inhibits the growth of susceptible organisms by interfering with cell-wall biosynthesis at a site different from that affected by beta-lactams. Peptidoglycan synthesis is blocked by specific binding to D-alanyl-D-alanine residues. Brands of Teicoplanin in Kenya Targocid®, Sanofi-aventis Kenya Ticplat® ,Gufic Stridden Biopharma Private Ltd. INDICATIONS: Targocid is indicated in …

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