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  • n. a glycylcycline antibiotic


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  • In nine years at Lederle Laboratories after a first career as a physician, Tally had already supervised three: cefixime, tigecycline, and the combination piperacillin/tazobactam, at the time the bestselling injectable antibiotic in the world.26 It was widely known in the pharma world that he had left Lederle the year before to join Cubist Pharmaceuticals, and it was expected that he was looking for a fourth good drug.


  • The makers of daptomycin, tigecycline, and linezolin would be surprised to hear that.

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  • Mark Buehner implies the US pharmaceutical industry is healthy and vibrant when he writes that: “daptomycin, tigecycline, and linezolin” ... “came to market in the last 10 years”

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  • The organism - which was identical in four of the patients and negligibly different in the fifth - still responded to tigecycline, a relatively new drug.

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  • It was susceptible to both tigecycline and colistin.

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  • Klebsiella or CRKP, an increasingly common drug-resistant organism subject of my Scientific American piece last April for which the drugs colistin and tigecycline are the only remaining treatments.

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  • But now tigecycline resistance is out there, and may be circulating.

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  • But in the table of susceptibility and resistance published in the journal, tigecycline was manifestly the only drug that still worked.

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  • The patient received tigecycline, and developed tigecycline resistance.

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  • NDM-1 was mostly found in E. coli, a common source of community-acquired urinary tract infections, and K. pneumoniae, and was impervious to all antibiotics except two, tigecycline and colistin.

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