Tigetuf 50mg Injection

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Tigetuf 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Tigetuf Injection


Uses of Tigetuf Injection

Tigetuf 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

Side effects of Tigetuf Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.


How to use Tigetuf Injection

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

How Tigetuf Injection works

Tigetuf 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 Tigetuf Injection

Expert advice for Tigetuf Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tigetuf to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take Tigetuf 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 Tigetuf.
  • Discontinue Tigetuf 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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Tigetuf Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Tigetuf Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Tigetuf 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.
Tigetuf 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tigetuf 50mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tigetuf 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Tigetuf 50mg Injection is recommended.
Tigetuf 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigetuf 50mg 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 Tigetuf Injection

Frequently asked questions about Tigecycline

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

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