Tigecycline (Tygacil)

Class of antibiotic > glyclycline (although it is in its own class, it is similar in structure to tetracyclines. Technically it is a derivative of minocycline) – Inhibits protein synthesis of bacterial cell walls (prokaryotic translation) by binding to the 30s subunits of mRNA.  Good activity against susceptible gram-negative, gram-positive, and anaerobes including MRSA. Dose: … Continue Reading →