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Tygacil (Tigecycline) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Tygacil (Tigecycline) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (91)
Death (21)
Life Threatening Events (1)
Disability (2)

Reports by Reaction Type

Nausea (11)Drug Ineffective (7)Fatigue (7)Diarrhoea (7)Death (6)Hypernatraemia (5)Rhabdomyolysis (4)Adverse Drug Reaction (4)Impaired Work Ability (4)Pulmonary Oedema (4)Loss of Libido (4)Blood Glucose Increased (4)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Tygacil (Tigecycline). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Tygacil side effects in 66 year old male

Reported by a physician from Korea, Republic of on 2012-08-14

Patient: 66 year old male

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Sepsis

Tygacil
    Dosage: 100 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Pathogen Resistance



Possible Tygacil side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-27

Patient: male, weighing 111.0 kg (244.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pancreatitis Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil
    Dosage: 50 mg, every 12 hours
    Start date: 2012-06-16
    End date: 2012-06-17

Tygacil
    Dosage: 150 mg, daily
    Indication: Cellulitis
    Start date: 2012-06-13
    End date: 2012-06-13

Tygacil
    Dosage: 75 mg, every 12 hours
    Start date: 2012-06-14
    End date: 2012-06-15

Other drugs received by patient: Tylenol; Allegra; Paxil; Chlorthalidone; Coreg; Cefepime; Lasix; Benicar; Protonix; Hydralazine



Possible Tygacil side effects in 78 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-07-24

Patient: 78 year old female

Reactions: Hepatitis Acute

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil

Other drugs received by patient: Fluconazole; Pregabalin; Atorvastatin; Diltiazem; Merrem; Allopurinol



Possible Tygacil side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-18

Patient: female, weighing 46.0 kg (101.2 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Coma

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-18

Patient:

Reactions: Pancreatitis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-11

Patient: 60 year old male, weighing 69.8 kg (153.7 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil
    Dosage: 50 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-07-02
    End date: 2012-07-03

Tygacil
    Dosage: 100 mg, unk
    Indication: Infection
    Start date: 2012-07-01



Possible Tygacil side effects in 78 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-07-05

Patient: 78 year old female

Reactions: Hepatitis Acute

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil

Other drugs received by patient: Atorvastatin; Merrem; Fluconazole; Diltiazem; Allopurinol; Pregabalin



Possible Tygacil side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-02

Patient: male

Reactions: Sputum Discoloured, Blood Glucose Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil
    Indication: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Tygacil
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-05-11
    End date: 2012-05-14

Other drugs received by patient: Cefepime; Aspirin; Omeprazole; Potassium Chloride; Mucomyst; Cellcept; Spiriva; Guaifenesin; Mucinex; Atenolol; Torsemide; Insulin; Prednisone; Fenofibrate; Levaquin



Possible Tygacil side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Hypersensitivity, Rash

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in

Reported by a physician from Brazil on 2012-06-26

Patient:

Reactions: Dermatitis Bullous, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in 78 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-06-26

Patient: 78 year old female

Reactions: Hepatitis Acute

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil

Other drugs received by patient: Atorvastatin; Allopurinol; Diltiazem; Pregabalin; Fluconazole; Merrem



Possible Tygacil side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-14

Patient:

Reactions: Nausea

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-14

Patient: male

Reactions: Sputum Discoloured, Blood Glucose Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil

Other drugs received by patient: Cellcept; Insulin; Mucinex; Guaifenesin; Cefepime; Prednisone



Possible Tygacil side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-11

Patient:

Reactions: Colitis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-06-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Dysgeusia, Nausea

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-29

Patient: male

Reactions: Fatigue, Impaired Work Ability, Insomnia, Loss of Libido

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in 80 year old female

Reported by a physician from Thailand on 2012-05-29

Patient: 80 year old female

Reactions: Injection Site Erythema

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-05-22

Patient:

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Pseudomonas Infection, Platelet Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Sputum Discoloured, Blood Glucose Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil

Other drugs received by patient: Insulin; Cefepime; Mucinex; Prednisone; Cellcept; Guaifenesin



Possible Tygacil side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-17

Patient: male

Reactions: Sputum Discoloured, Blood Glucose Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil

Other drugs received by patient: Cellcept; Prednisone; Guaifenesin; Insulin; Cefepime; Mucinex



Possible Tygacil side effects in 80 year old female

Reported by a physician from Thailand on 2012-05-15

Patient: 80 year old female

Reactions: Injection Site Erythema

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-14

Patient: female

Reactions: Vomiting, Increased Upper Airway Secretion, Nausea, Anaemia, Platelet Disorder, Menorrhagia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil
    Dosage: 50 mg, daily
    Indication: Lyme Disease
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Tygacil
    Indication: Staphylococcal Infection

Tygacil
    Indication: Osteomyelitis

Other drugs received by patient: Heparin



Possible Tygacil side effects in

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-05-10

Patient:

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in 37 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-10

Patient: 37 year old male

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Drug Ineffective, Adverse Drug Reaction, Crohn's Disease, Intestinal Resection, Pyrexia, Abscess Intestinal, Anxiety, Diarrhoea, Pancreatitis, Clostridial Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil

Humira
    Start date: 2011-06-01
    End date: 2011-12-01

Humira
    Start date: 2011-12-01

Humira
    Indication: Crohn's Disease
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2009-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Cimzia; Mercaptopurine; Canasa



Possible Tygacil side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-08

Patient: male

Reactions: Fatigue, Impaired Work Ability, Insomnia, Loss of Libido

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-05-07

Patient: 50 year old female

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil
    Indication: Abdominal Infection

Tygacil
    Indication: Endocarditis Enterococcal



Possible Tygacil side effects in 18 year old male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-05-03

Patient: 18 year old male

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-05-03

Patient: 50 year old female

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil
    Indication: Endocarditis Enterococcal

Tygacil
    Indication: Abdominal Infection



Possible Tygacil side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-05-03

Patient: female, weighing 69.0 kg (151.8 pounds)

Reactions: Thrombocytosis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil



Possible Tygacil side effects in 72 year old

Reported by a physician from Turkey on 2012-04-18

Patient: 72 year old

Reactions: Death, Hepatotoxicity, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tygacil

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