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Tigetuf 50mg Injection

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Composition for Tigetuf 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Tigetuf 50mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
2529.76
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Tigetuf Injection

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Uses of Tigetuf Injection

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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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
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tigetuf 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tigetuf 50mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tigetuf 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tigetuf 50mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
Tigetuf 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigetuf 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Tigetuf with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tigetuf with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Tigetuf with Acitretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Acitretin: Acipsor, Aceret, Sorid, Zoratame, Acitrin, Acrotac, A Tret, Actoid, Soretin
Tigetuf with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Tigetuf with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Tigetuf with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Tigetuf with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Diosis, Sodanet, Nodosis, Auxisoda, Audosis, Sodapill, Nocidos, Sobinate, Sodarise, Sarpix, Sodac, Acidose, Nabico, Sodocel, Sodonish, Sobisafe
Tigetuf with Quinapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Tigetuf with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin, Exact, Coxid, Gocox, Rifampila, Tricin, Rimpin, RF
Tigetuf with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Tigetuf with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
Tigetuf with Ergotamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap, Ergotab
Tigetuf with Nicergoline
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Tigetuf with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
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