Tigeguard 50 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Tigeguard Injection
Tigeguard 50 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections.
Tigeguard Injection side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Tigeguard Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Tigeguard Injection works
Tigeguard 50 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Tigeguard Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tigeguard 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tigeguard 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.
Driving
Tigeguard 50 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tigeguard 50 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tigeguard 50 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
Tigeguard 50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigeguard 50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tigeguard 50 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • 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.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Tigeguard 50 mg Injection affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tigeguard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bentoform
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Dindevan
MODERATE
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MINOR

FAQs

Q. Is tigecycline a tetracycline?
Yes, Tigecycline is a tetracycline antibiotic
Q. Is Tigeguard bacteriostatic/ nephrotoxic /bactericidal?
Tigeguard is bacteriostatic. It is not a nephrotoxic or bactericidal
Q. What is Tigeguard used for?
Tigeguard 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 Tigeguard cover MRSA/ VRE/anaerobes/ c diff?
Yes, Tigeguard covers MSRA, anaerobes, VRE, C diff
Q. How does Tigeguard work?
Tigeguard works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Jul 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
501, The Bureau, R C MARG, Nr.Chembur Naka, Chembur East, Mumbai - 400071
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