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Tigez 50 mg Injection

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Tigez 50 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Tigez 50 mg Injection

Severe bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of Tigez Injection

Uses of Tigez Injection

Tigez 50 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections.

Tigez Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tigez are 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.

In Depth Information on Tigez Injection

Expert advice for Tigez Injection

  • 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.
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Tigez Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Tigez Injection
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.

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Frequently asked questions about Tigez Injection

Frequently asked questions about Tigecycline

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Tigez with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform
Tigez with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Tigez with Sucralfate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sucralfate: Regel, Limafate, Crasia, Suv, Sucrac, Uralf, Pepciril, Sufaze, Nufate, Torpan
Tigez with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Tigez with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Tigez with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
Tigez with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex
Tigez with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Tigez with Carbamazepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac

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