Medicine Overview of Tigaphar Injection
Tigaphar 50 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections.
Side Effects of Tigaphar are Headache, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Vomiting, Nausea, Increased liver enzymes, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Tigaphar 50 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
In Depth Information on Tigaphar Injection
- Your doctor has prescribed Tigaphar 50 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Take Tigaphar 50 mg Injection with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Do not take calcium, antacids or iron at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Tigaphar 50 mg Injection.
- Discontinue Tigaphar 50 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
Tigaphar Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tigaphar 50 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Tigaphar 50 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tigaphar 50 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tigaphar 50 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tigaphar 50 mg Injection is recommended.
Tigaphar 50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigaphar 50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Tigaphar Injection
Q. Is tigecycline a tetracycline?
Yes, Tigecycline is a tetracycline antibiotic
Q. Is Tigaphar bacteriostatic/ nephrotoxic /bactericidal?
Tigaphar is bacteriostatic. It is not a nephrotoxic or bactericidal
Q. What is Tigaphar used for?
Tigaphar is used to treat various types of infections such as complicated skin and skin structure infections, complicated intra-abdominal infections, community-acquired bacterial pneumonia
Q. Does Tigaphar cover MRSA/ VRE/anaerobes/ c diff?
Yes, Tigaphar covers MSRA, anaerobes, VRE, C diff
Q. How does Tigaphar work?
Tigaphar works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Tigaphar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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