The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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Tigecycline (Tygacil)
Tigecycline (Tygacil - Wyeth), a derivative of minocycline, is a new intravenous (IV) antibiotic approved for treatment of complicated intra-abdominal and skin and skin-structure infections.
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