Tigez 50 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Tigez Injection
Tigez 50 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections.
Tigez Injection side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Tigez Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Tigez Injection works
Tigez 50 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Tigez Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tigez 50 mg 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
Tigez 50 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tigez 50 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tigez 50 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tigez 50 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
Tigez 50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigez 50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tigez 50 mg Injection
Tigi 50mg Injection
Natco Pharma Ltd
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Tgkem 50mg Injection
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₹1299/ml of Injection
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Tigebax 50mg Injection
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₹1628/Powder for Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tigez 50 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • 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.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Tigez 50 mg Injection affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tigez with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bentoform
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Regel, Limafate, Crasia
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dindevan
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis, Metrex
MODERATE
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
MINOR

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FAQs

Q. Is tigecycline a tetracycline?
Yes, Tigecycline is a tetracycline antibiotic
Q. Is Tigez bacteriostatic/ nephrotoxic /bactericidal?
Tigez is bacteriostatic. It is not a nephrotoxic or bactericidal
Q. What is Tigez used for?
Tigez 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 Tigez cover MRSA/ VRE/anaerobes/ c diff?
Yes, Tigez covers MSRA, anaerobes, VRE, C diff
Q. How does Tigez work?
Tigez works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
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