It is a Teicoplanin antibiotic. It is predominantly bactericidal both against aerobic and anaerobic gram positive bacteria.
Severe infections caused by gram positive bacteria, prophylaxis against gram positive endocarditis in dental surgery to high risk heart patients. Intra peritoneal administration to treat peritonitis in patients undergoing chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Hypersensitivity to glycopeptide antibiotics
Pain, phlebitis, abscess at the site of injection, hyper-sensitivity reaction, elevated liver enzymes, transient increase in serum creatinine, eosinophil.