Tigene Injection

Celon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Tigene 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
1 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Tigene Injection


Uses of Tigene Injection

Tigene Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

Side effects of Tigene Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.


How to use Tigene Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Tigene Injection works

Tigene Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Tigene Injection

Expert advice for Tigene Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tigene to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take Tigene 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 Tigene.
  • Discontinue Tigene 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.
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Tigene Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Tigene Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Tigene 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.
Tigene Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tigene Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tigene Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney dise
ase. No dose adjustment of Tigene Injection is recommended.
Tigene Injection should be used with caution in patients wit
h severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigene Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Sufrate O Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Tigene Injection

Frequently asked questions about Tigecycline

Q. Is tigecycline a tetracycline?
Yes, Tigecycline is a tetracycline antibiotic
Tigene is bacteriostatic. It is not a nephrotoxic or bactericidal
Tigene is used to treat various types of infections such as complicated skin and skin structure infections, complicated intra-abdominal infections, community-acquired bacterial pneumonia
Yes, Tigene covers MSRA, anaerobes, VRE, C diff
Tigene works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.

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