Tigetuf 50mg Injection

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Composition for Tigetuf 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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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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Side effects of Tigetuf Injection

Common

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

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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

  • 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 Tigetuf 50mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Tigetuf 50mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Tigetuf 50mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Tigetuf 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Tigetuf 50mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Sufrate O Suspension
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tigetuf 50mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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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