Tygacil Overdosage



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No specific information is available on the treatment of overdosage with tigecycline. IV administration of Tygacil at a single dose of 300 mg over 60 min in healthy volunteers resulted in an increased incidence of nausea and vomiting. In single-dose IV toxicity studies conducted with tigecycline in mice, the estimated median lethal dose (LD50) was 124 mg/kg in males and 98 mg/kg in females. In rats, the estimated LD50 was 106 mg/kg for both sexes. Tigecycline is not removed in significant quantities by hemodialysis.
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