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Generic: telavancin injection
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It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections
               



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What may interact with this medicine?

Do not use this medicine with any of the following medications:
  • cidofovir

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

  • aspirin and aspirin- like medicines
  • cisplatin
  • cyclosporine
  • diuretics
  • medicines for blood pressure, heart disease, irregular heart beat
  • medicines that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin, enoxaparin, and dalteparin
  • NSAIDS, medicines for pain and inflammation, like ibuprofen or naproxen
  • other medicines for infection like acyclovir, adefovir, aminoglycosides, amphotericin B, bacitracin, colistin, foscarnet, ganciclovir, pentamidine, polymyxin B
  • pamidronate
  • zoledronic acid

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if you get new symptoms. Your condition and lab work will be monitored while you are taking this medicine.

Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • change in amount, color of urine
  • change in hearing
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • fever, chills
  • flushing of the face and neck (reddening)
  • low blood pressure
  • unusual bleeding or bruising

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):

  • changes in taste
  • foamy urine
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • pain, swelling where injected
  • stomach cramps

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

If you are using this medicine at home, you will be instructed on how to store this medicine. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date on the label.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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