Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Tygacil


Tigecycline injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body (eg, infections on the skin, stomach, or lungs). It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections. This is a tetracycline antibiotic.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution