Medicine Overview of Tigeguard Injection
Tigeguard 50 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections.
Side Effects of Tigeguard 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.
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.
In Depth Information on Tigeguard Injection
Tigeguard Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
Tigeguard 50 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tigeguard 50 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tigeguard 50 mg Injection is recommended.
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.
Frequently asked questions about Tigeguard Injection
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Tigeguard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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