All Cause Mortality
All-cause mortality was higher in patients treated with tigecycline than comparators in a meta-analysis of clinical trials. The cause of this mortality risk difference of 0.6% (95% CI 0.1, 1.2) has not been established. Tigecycline for injection should be reserved for use in situations when alternative treatments are not suitable.
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Updated September 2018