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TIGEZ 50MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 2758 for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition for TIGEZ

Tigecycline(50 mg)

food interaction for TIGEZ

alcohol interaction for TIGEZ

pregnancy interaction for TIGEZ

lactation interaction for TIGEZ

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tigez 50mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Tigez 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for TIGEZ

Tigecycline(50 mg)

Uses

Tigez 50mg injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Tigez 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.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Allergic skin rash, Blisters on skin, Burning sensation, Itching, Diarrhoea, Fever, Drowsiness, Weakness, Shortness of breath, Headache, Heartburn, Limb swelling, Loss of appetite, Numbness, Tingling sensation, Urticaria, Worsening of asthma, Yellow discoloration of skin

SUBSTITUTES for TIGEZ

26 Substitutes
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  • TEVRAN 50 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 3559.50/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 3559.50
    pay 545% more per injection
  • TIGIMAX 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 3150/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 3150
    pay 471% more per injection
  • TIGI 50 MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Natco Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 538.46/ML of injection
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    Rs. 2692.31
    save 2% more per ML of injection
  • TGKEM 50MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1299/ML of injection
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    Rs. 1299
    pay 135% more per ML of injection
  • TIGEBAX 50MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 630.19/ML of injection
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    Rs. 3150.97
    pay 14% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for TIGEZ

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for TIGEZ

Tigecycline

Q.Is tigecycline a tetracycline?
Yes, Tigecycline is a tetracycline antibiotic

Q.Is tigecycline bacteriostatic/ nephrotoxic /bactericidal?
Tigecycline is bacteriostatic. It is not a nephrotoxic or bactericidal

Q.What is tigecycline used for?
Tigecycline is used to treat various types of infections such as complicated skin and skin structure infections, complicated intra-abdominal infections, community-acquired bacterial pneumonia

Q.Does Tigecycline cover MRSA/ VRE/anaerobes/ c diff?
Yes, Tigecycline covers MSRA, anaerobes, VRE, C diff

Q.How does Tigecycline work?
Tigecycline works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.

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Content on this page was last updated on 31 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)