Medicine Overview of Zutig Injection
Zutig 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Zutig 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 Zutig Injection
- Your doctor has prescribed Zutig to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Take Zutig 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 Zutig.
- Discontinue Zutig 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.
Zutig Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zutig 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.
Zutig 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Zutig 50mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Zutig 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zutig 50mg Injection is recommended.
Zutig 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zutig 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Zutig Injection
Q. Is tigecycline a tetracycline?
Yes, Tigecycline is a tetracycline antibiotic
Zutig is bacteriostatic. It is not a nephrotoxic or bactericidal
Zutig 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, Zutig covers MSRA, anaerobes, VRE, C diff
Zutig works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Zutig with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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