Drug Class: Glycopeptide Antibiotics

Telavancin

Brands of Telavancin in Kenya No brand is registered yet 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. TELAVANCIN INDICATIONS Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections Telavancin is …

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Teicoplanin

Brands of Teicoplanin in Kenya Targocid®, Sanofi-aventis Kenya Ticplat® ,Gufic Stridden Biopharma Private Ltd. 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. INDICATIONS: Targocid is indicated in …

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