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Lyotig 50Mg Inj

Manufacturer/Marketer

UNI-UNITED BIOTECH PVT. LTD.

Composition

TIGECYCLINE-50MG

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Lyotig 50Mg Inj

Lyotig 50Mg Inj belongs to the class of 'antibiotics,' primarily used to treat bacterial infections like abdominal infections, community-acquired pneumonia (lung infection), and complicated skin and skin structure infections. Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria grow in the body and causes illness. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly. Lyotig 50Mg Inj does not work for viral infections, such as common cold and flu.

Lyotig 50Mg Inj contains 'Tigecycline' that belongs to the class of 'glycylcyclines'. It works by preventing the synthesis of bacterial proteins, which are the primary cursors for carrying out bacteria's vital functions. This process further inhibits bacterial growth. 

Lyotig 50Mg Inj will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer it. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of Lyotig 50Mg Inj based on your medical condition. Like all medicines, Lyotig 50Mg Inj also causes side effects, although not everybody gets them. Common side effects of Lyotig 50Mg Inj include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, and abnormal liver function tests. If any of these effects persist or worsen, seek medical advice promptly.

Brief your medical history to the doctor if you are allergic to Lyotig 50Mg Inj or any of its components. Let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver diseases, colitis (inflammation of the inner lining of the colon), and pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). Lyotig 50Mg Inj is not recommended during pregnancy due to its harmful effects on the baby. It is advised to consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking Lyotig 50Mg Inj. Lyotig 50Mg Inj can make you feel dizzy; hence drive or operate machinery only when you are alert. Lyotig 50Mg Inj is not recommended in children below eight years of age. 

Uses of Lyotig 50Mg Inj

Bacterial infections.

Medicinal Benefits

Lyotig 50Mg Inj contains 'Tigecycline,' a broad-spectrum glycylcycline antibiotic that treats bacterial infections, such as abdominal infections, community-acquired pneumonia (lung infection), and complicated skin and skin structure infections. It works by preventing the synthesis of bacterial proteins, which are the primary cursors for carrying out bacteria's vital functions. Tigecycline is bacteriostatic and inhibits bacterial reproduction.

Directions for Use

Lyotig 50Mg Inj will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Lyotig 50Mg Inj

  • Nausea 
  • Vomiting 
  • Diarrhoea 
  • Headache
  • Abnormal liver function tests 

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver diseases, colitis (inflammation of the inner lining of the colon), and pancreatitis. Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) is reported during usage of antibiotics like Lyotig 50Mg Inj. Therefore, please undergo an examination to rule out the chances of CDAD if you experience diarrhoea following Tigecycline therapy. Let your doctor know if you are undergoing any vaccinations with live bacterial vaccines (like typhoid vaccine) since Lyotig 50Mg Inj may affect vaccines' activity. Lyotig 50Mg Inj may induce photosensitivity and makes your skin more sensitive to the sun; hence apply sunscreen when you step out. Lyotig 50Mg Inj is not recommended during pregnancy due to its harmful effects on the baby. Please seek medical advice if you are breastfeeding before taking Lyotig 50Mg Inj. Lyotig 50Mg Inj causes dizziness; hence drive or operate machinery only when you are alert. Lyotig 50Mg Inj is not recommended in children below eight years of age. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Lyotig 50Mg Inj may interact with anticoagulants (warfarin) and decrease the efficacy of oral contraceptives. 

Drug-Food Interaction: Avoid alcohol intake while using Lyotig 50Mg Inj.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Before taking Lyotig 50Mg Inj, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver diseases, colitis and pancreatitis.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • WARFARIN
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      Avoid taking alcohol while using Lyotig 50Mg Inj since it may worsen the side effects.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Lyotig 50Mg Inj is not recommended during pregnancy due to its harmful effects on the baby, including toxic effects on skeletal formation. Please consult your doctor before taking Lyotig 50Mg Inj if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      It is not known if Lyotig 50Mg Inj is excreted into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before taking Lyotig 50Mg Inj if you are breastfeeding.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      You may experience dizziness as one of the side effects of Lyotig 50Mg Inj. In such cases, do not drive or operate machinery until you feel better.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking Lyotig 50Mg Inj. Lyotig 50Mg Inj should be used caution in cases of severe liver disease.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before taking Lyotig 50Mg Inj. Dose adjustment may be required.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Lyotig 50Mg Inj is not recommended for children younger than eight years old.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Include more fibre enriched food in your diet, as it can be easily digested by your gut bacteria, which helps stimulate their growth. Thus, fibre foods may help restore healthy gut bacteria after a course of antibiotics. Whole grains like whole-grain bread, brown rice should be included in your diet. 
    • Eating grapefruit during antibiotics treatment can prevent the body from utilizing Lyotig 50Mg Inj properly. So, avoid intake of grapefruit or grapefruit juice with the antibiotic. 
    • Avoid taking too much calcium, iron-enriched foods and drinks as it might affect the working of Lyotig 50Mg Inj. 
    • Avoid intake of alcoholic beverages with Lyotig 50Mg Inj as it can make you dehydrated and affect your sleep. This can make it more challenging for your body to aid the Lyotig 50Mg Inj in fighting off infections.
    • Manage stress, eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep.
    • Do not walk barefoot at places like gym showers to prevent bacterial infections. 

    Special Advise

    • Inform your doctor and laboratory staff in advance that you take Lyotig 50Mg Inj if you are undergoing any medical examinations. Lyotig 50Mg Inj can cause abnormal liver function test results.
    • Renal, liver function and blood tests are advised during prolonged therapy to rule out any toxicity caused due to overdose of Lyotig 50Mg Inj. 
    • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea (CDAD) is reported during the usage of antibiotics like Tigecycline. Please see your doctor if you experience prolonged diarrhoea.

    Other Information (LYO0025)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria grow in the body and causes illness. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly. Bacteria occur in three basic shapes: spherical, rod and spiral-shaped. Bacteria may be gram-positive (have thick cell wall) or gram-negative (do not have a cell wall). Some common symptoms of a bacterial infection include cough, fever and tiredness. 

    FAQs

    Lyotig 50Mg Inj contains Tigecycline, a broad-spectrum antibiotic that treats various bacterial infections. It works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis, which further inhibits bacterial growth.

    Lyotig 50Mg Inj can affect live vaccines like typhoid vaccine and decrease their effectiveness. Please consult a doctor before you start Lyotig 50Mg Inj if you are undergoing any vaccinations.

    Lyotig 50Mg Inj can make your skin more sensitive to the harmful effects of sunlight. Hence it is advised to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing while using Lyotig 50Mg Inj. It is also recommended to avoid tanning booths and sunlamps.

    Diarrhoea can be a side-effect of Lyotig 50Mg Inj. Drink enough fluids and eat fibre rich food if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or experience excess diarrhoea, consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrhoeal medicine on your own.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Lyotig 50Mg Inj

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    FC/B-1 (Extn.), Mohan Co-operative Industrial Estate Mathura Road, New Delhi - 110 044

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    Provide Delivery Location

    Vial

    1

    1 Injection in 1 Vial