TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION

TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION

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Introduction

TYGACIL 50 MG 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.

TYGACIL 50 MG 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.

Uses of Tygacil Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Side effects of Tygacil Injection

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 Tygacil

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

How to use Tygacil Injection

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

How Tygacil Injection works

TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
TYGACIL 50 MG 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.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION is recommended.

Liver

CAUTION
TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of TYGACIL 50 MG INJECTION may be needed. Please consult your doctor.