J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2021 May 3. Epub 2021 May 3.
Department of Pharmacy, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong First Medical University; 324 Jingwu Road, Huaiyin District, Jinan, 250021, China; Department of Pharmacy, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, 215006, China. Electronic address:
Tigecycline, a new glycylcycline antibiotic, has a promising efficacy against a broad spectrum of microbials. It is widely prescribed for various infections, with most prescriptions being considered for off-label use. However, only a few years after its approval by the US Food and Drug Administration, tigecycline is suspected of increasing all-cause mortality. Read More