FDA Approved: * May 27, 2015
Pharm Company: * SANDOZ INC
Category: Antibiotics

Tigecycline, sold under the brand name Tygacil, is an tetracycline antibiotic medication for a number of bacterial infections.[2][5][6] It is a glycylcycline administered intravenously. It was developed in response to the growing rate of antibiotic resistant bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Acinetobacter baumannii, and E. coli.[5] As a tetracycline derivative antibiotic, its structural modifications has expanded its thera... [wikipedia]

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