Tigecycline is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Tigecycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections of the skin or the digestive system, as well as pneumonia. Tigecycline should be used only for infections that cannot be treated with other medicines. Tigecycline may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tygacil is an antibiotic that is used to treat many different bacterial infections of the skin and the digestive system whereby it works by fighting the bacteria. You should not use Tygacil if you are allergic to any ingredient in it and if you are using a blood thinner. Tygacil can make birth control pills less effective, so it is important to notify your doctor if you are using any type of birth control pills.