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Synonyms: Antibiotic 8327A | MDL-507 | Targocid® | teichomycin | teicoplanin A2
teicoplanin is an approved drug (UK (1989))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Teicoplanin is a glycopeptide antibacterial drug . Its spectrum of activity similar to that of vancomycin, with activity against Gram-positive bacteria including Staphylococci and Clostridium spp.
1. Credito KL, Appelbaum PC. (2004)
Activity of OPT-80, a novel macrocycle, compared with those of eight other agents against selected anaerobic species.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 48 (11): 4430-4. [PMID:15504874]
2. de Lalla F, Nicolin R, Rinaldi E, Scarpellini P, Rigoli R, Manfrin V, Tramarin A. (1992)
Prospective study of oral teicoplanin versus oral vancomycin for therapy of pseudomembranous colitis and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 36 (10): 2192-6. [PMID:1444298]
3. Ednie LM, Rattan A, Jacobs MR, Appelbaum PC. (2003)
Antianaerobe activity of RBX 7644 (ranbezolid), a new oxazolidinone, compared with those of eight other agents.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 47 (3): 1143-7. [PMID:12604558]
Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed),. [PMID:29999953]