Tygaciland/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Tigecycline
What is a generic medication?
Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
No generic is available for Tygacil 50mg/Vial.
- Manufactured by Wyeth
- Product of Turkey • Shipped from Turkey
- Prescription Required
No generic is available for Tygacil 50mg/Vial.
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Tygacil Drug Information
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Tygacil Drug Information
Tigecycline is used to treat certain serious bacterial infections when other antibiotics may not work. It is related to a class of drugs known as tetracycline antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.
Tygacil may increase the risk of death. It should only be used when other treatments have not worked. Discuss the risks and benefits of Tygacil, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for your infection, with your doctor.
How to Use Tygacil
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using tigecycline and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Tygacil is given by injection into a vein over 30 to 60 minutes by a healthcare professional. It is given as directed by your doctor, usually every 12 hours. The Dosage of Tygacil is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. If you are using Tygacil at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Swirl the medication gently to mix. Do not shake. The mixed medication should be yellow to orange in color. Before using, check Tygacil visually for particles or green/black discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely. For the best effect, use this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, use Tygacil at the same times every day. Continue to use Tygacil until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection. Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.
See also Side Effects section. Before using tigecycline, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to tetracyclines (such as doxycycline, minocycline, tetracycline); or if you have any other allergies. Tygacil may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Tygacil, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,liver disease. Tygacil may make you dizzy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Tigecycline may cause live bacterial vaccines (such as typhoid vaccine) to not work as well. Do not have any immunizations/vaccinations while using Tygacil unless your doctor tells you to. Tygacil may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Children younger than 8 years may be more sensitive to the side effects of tigecycline, especially tooth discoloration. Tooth discoloration has also occurred in older children and in young adults. Discuss the risks and benefits of Tygacil with the doctor. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. You should not become pregnant while using tigecycline. Tigecycline may harm an unborn baby. If you become pregnant, talk to your doctor right away about the risks and benefits of Tygacil. It is unknown if Tygacil passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of Tygacil as directed. If you miss a dose of Tygacil, contact your doctor or pharmacist right away to establish a new dosing schedule.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.retinoid medications taken by mouth (such as acitretin, isotretinoin).
Tygacil Side Effects
What are Tygacil side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Tygacil may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Tygacil as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Tygacil
The side effects of Tygacil may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Tygacil. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Tygacil may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Tygacil, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Tygacil.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Tygacil, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Tygacil and the side effects associated with Tygacil are described in the following:
Common Tygacil Side Effects
- abnormal hepatic function tests
- headache disorder
- acute abdominal pain
Less Frequent Tygacil Side Effects
- thrombocytopenic disorder
- increased alanine transaminase
- increased aspartate transaminase
- pruritus of skin
- skin rash
Rare or Very Rare Tygacil Side Effects
- Clostridium difficile infection
- hypoglycemic disorder
- phlebitis after infusion
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- disease of liver
- acute pancreatitis
- hepatic failure
- injection site sequelae
- septic shock
- idiopathic intracranial hypertension
- cholestatic hepatitis
- prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time
- tooth enamel hypoplasia
- vulvovaginal candidiasis
- skin photosensitivity
- vaginal discharge
- general weakness
Consult the product instructions and your pharmacist for storage details. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Tygacil when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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