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Tigi

NATCO PHARMA LIMITED (INDIA)

Tigi


Tigi contains the Drug / Molecule Tigecycline”. It is an injectable antibiotic used for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria. Tigecycline is has activity against a large number of bacteria. It binds to bacterial ribosomes which produce the cell's proteins. The binding prevents bacterial ribosomes from producing important proteins needed for bacterial growth and multiplication..

 


Indication

Tigi has used  to treat many different bacterial infections of the skin and digestive system. It is also used to treat pneumonia.

Note

SIDE EFFECTS :

  • As a tetracycline derivative, Tigi exhibits similar side effects to the class of antibiotics. Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are the most common reported side effect.
  • Common side effects of Tigi include nausea and vomiting. Nausea (26%) and vomiting (18%) tend to be mild or moderate and usually occur during the first two days of therapy.
  • Rare adverse effects (<2%) include: swelling, pain, and irritation at injection site, anorexia, jaundice, hepatic dysfunction, pruritus, acute pancreatitis, and increased prothrombin time.

INTERACTIONS :

  • Warfarin : Since both tigi and warfarin bind to serum or plasma proteins, there is potential for protein-binding interactions, such that one drug will have more effect than the other. Although dose adjustment is not necessary.
  • Oral Contraceptives : Effectiveness of oral contraceptives are decreased with concurrent use due to reduction in the concentration levels of oral contraceptives.

OVERDOSE :

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose.
  • Patients who have received doses higher than those recommended should be carefully monitored.
  • Do not take extra dose to make up for the missed dose.

Precaution

  • Tigi is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice.
  • Administration of tigi to pregnant women may cause harm to the fetus, and use during tooth development may cause permanent discoloration of teeth.

Updated On Oct 21, 2019 by Admin

Strength

50 mg

Packing

Vial

Storage

Store under Refrigeration between 2°C - 8°C and protect from direct sunlight.

Tigi also available as


WYETH PHARMA

Tygacil-tigi


"Tygacil" contains the Drug / Molecule Tigecycline”. Tygacil is an injectable antibiotic used for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria. Tigecycline is has activity against a large number of bacteria. It binds to bacterial ribosomes which produce the cell's proteins. The binding prevents bacterial ribosomes from producing important proteins needed for bacterial growth and multiplication.

"Tigi" is generic version of "Tygacil" and contain same Drug / Molecule “Tigecycline”.





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