Tigestat 50mg Injection

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Tigestat 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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₹3162.3/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Tigestat Injection

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Uses of Tigestat Injection

Tigestat 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Tigestat Injection

Common

Nausea, Rash, Photosensitivity, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Haemolytic anemia, Diarrhoea, Urticaria.

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How to use Tigestat Injection

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

How Tigestat Injection works

Tigestat 50mg 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 Tigestat Injection

Expert advice for Tigestat Injection

  • Use in children (younger than 8 years old) with extreme caution as it can cause permanent yellowing or graying of the teeth.
  • Use necessary precautions (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to avoid pregnancy while using tigecycline.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as tigecycline may cause dizziness.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight as tigecycline may cause increased sensitivity to sunlight.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you have itching, hives, hoarseness, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after you receive this medicine.
  • Seek advice from your doctor if you have sudden and severe stomach pain, chills, constipation, nausea, vomiting, fever, or lightheadedness.
  • Take tigecycline for recommended duration to clear up your infection completely. Do not stop taking the medication even if you feel better.
  • Consult your doctor if you develop signs of infections, as long-term or repeated use of tigecycline may cause a secondary infection.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tigestat 50mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tigestat 50mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Tigestat 50mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Tigestat 50mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Tigestat 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Tigestat 50mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
Tigestat 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigestat 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Sucramal Suspension, Sufrate O Suspension, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Sucrasure 500mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tigestat 50mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Tigecycline

Q. Is tigecycline a tetracycline?
Yes, Tigecycline is a tetracycline antibiotic
Tigestat is bacteriostatic. It is not a nephrotoxic or bactericidal
Tigestat 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, Tigestat covers MSRA, anaerobes, VRE, C diff
Tigestat works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.
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