TIGERAD 50 MG INJECTION

SKU: AH_AB_PU_2165 Category:

Generic :  Tigecycline (50mg)

Treatment :  Severe Bacterial Infections

Pack size  : 1 Vial)

Manufacturer :  Zydus Cadila

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$69.07

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Tigerad 50mg Injection is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe infections of the body like skin, intra-abdominal infections, and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems. But, it will not treat a viral infection.

Tigerad 50mg Injection is commonly used to treat critically ill patients admitted to the hospital. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein by a doctor or a nurse. The dose will depend on what type of infection you have, where it is in the body, and how serious it is. You should have your injections at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed it, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.

Some people may develop side effects like headache, vomiting, nausea, increased liver enzymes, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or suffering from any liver problems or if you are allergic to any antibiotic. While using it, you may be advised blood tests to monitor your liver function.

 

BENEFITS OF TIGERAD INJECTION

In Severe bacterial infections

Tigerad 50mg Injection works by killing bacteria which can cause serious infections. It is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections such as infections of the lungs (pneumonia), stomach, and skin. It is given by a doctor or nurse into a vein and should not be self-administered. Tigerad 50mg Injection usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

 

HOW TO USE TIGERAD INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

 

HOW TIGERAD INJECTION WORKS

Tigerad 50mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Tigerad 50mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tigerad 50mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tigerad 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Tigerad 50mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tigerad 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tigerad 50mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver

CAUTION
Tigerad 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigerad 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions

WARFARIN

 

 

 

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tigerad

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

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Q. How long does Tigerad 50mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Tigerad 50mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Tigerad 50mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Tigerad 50mg Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 1 vial

pack form  – injection

 

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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