Tigecycline

Tigecycline

Tigecycline is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections. It is a glycylcycline that is administered intravenously. It was developed in response to the growing rate of antibiotic resistance in bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Acinetobacter baumannii, and E.

Introduction

Tigecycline is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections. It is a glycylcycline that is administered intravenously. It was developed in response to the growing rate of antibiotic resistance in bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Acinetobacter baumannii, and E. coli. As a tetracycline derivative antibiotic, its structural modifications has expanded its therapeutic activity to include Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms, including those of multi-drug resistance.


Functions and Applications

Tigecycline is a glycylcycline antibiotic.Tigecycline was developed in response to the growing prevalence of antibiotic resistance in bacteria, Tigecycline is given intravenously and has activity against a variety of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial pathogens.

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