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Broad Spectrum Antibiotic Available for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

health.4, 5 Tigecycline is one of a few new antibiotics with measured activity against these bacteria6 and there are few other antibiotics with a similar spectrum of activity expected this decade.

"Until now, the lack of available antibiotic options for these more difficult to treat bacteria has necessitated the use of combination therapies – two or more different antibiotics – to fight the resistant bacteria," explains Dr Mark Palazzo, Chief of Service for Critical Care Medicine at Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, "Combination treatment can contribute to increased drug costs, drug interactions, with potentially higher patient risk and further increased antibiotic resistance which complicates the treatment. It would be an advantage for patient care to have the option of a new single effective therapy" he concludes.

Serious infections treated in the hospital are a major cause of morbidity and death among hospitalised patients worldwide.7 In the UK alone, hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) account for a staggering 5,000 deaths per year.8 It is estimated that these infections affect just over 300,000 patients every year9 with about nine per cent of hospital patients having a HAI at any one time.

Tigecycline was licensed by the European Commission for use in Europe on 24th April 2006 and is available in the UK today. Tigecycline is indicated for the treatment of complicated infections of the skin and soft tissue and complicated intra-abdominal infections.1 Tigecycline is supported by comprehensive global in vitro studies and an in vivo clinical trials programme.

The most common adverse events reported in clinical trials with tigecycline were nausea and vomiting. These occurred early in the treatment and were generally mild or moderate in severity.

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