- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Disease Interactions
- 10 Technical Classification
- 11 Storage Conditions
- 12 Available Alternatives
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OverviewTOBRAMYCIN SULFATE is a Schedule H1 drug.
Tobramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. Tobramycin fights infections that are caused by bacteria.Tobramycin injection is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, heart, stomach, brain and spinal cord, lungs, and urinary tract (bladder and kidneys). It is also used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. Tobramycin injection is sometimes used together with other antibiotics. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
UsageTOBRAMYCIN SULFATE is generally used to treat: Cystic Fibrosis, Bacterial Infection, Meningitis
TOBRAMYCIN SULFATE can address symptoms like: Cough, Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Fatigue (tiredness), Weakness (generalized), Abdomen Pain
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
How Do I Take It?Route of Administration: IV (Intravenous), ,
- You should not use tobramycin if you are allergic to tobramycin.
- Do not use tobramycin if you are pregnant.
- Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Tobramycin is inhaled into the lungs with the use of a nebulizer or an inhaler device.
- Do not swallow the medicine by mouth.
- Do not use tobramycin inhalation solution if it looks cloudy or has particles in it.
- Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- Do not mix tobramycin solution with dornase alfa in the nebulizer.It may lead to dehydration, drink adequate fluid.
- Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it will cause secondary infection.
- Take full course of treatment and avoid excess dosage.
- Monitor kidney function, hearing tests, blood electrolyte levels regularly while taking this medication.
- Do not use contact lenses when on treatment with tobramycin eye drops.
Symptoms of OverdosageTOBRAMYCIN SULFATE over-dosage can result in: Body Discoloration, Fingers Blue Colored Skin, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Lightheadedness, Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Hallucinations, Spinning Sensation
Common Side-EffectsTOBRAMYCIN SULFATE : Diarrhoea, Skin Rash, Hearing Loss, Cough, Throat Soreness, Hoarse Voice, Noisy Breathing, Decreased Taste, Fever, Head Headache, Runny Nose, Sneezing, Loss Of Voice, Chills, Back Pain, Body Discomfort
Serious Side-EffectsTOBRAMYCIN SULFATE : Hearing Loss, Nosebleeds, Acute Kidney Failure, Colored Sputum, Difficulty Breathing, Chest Pain, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Ringing In Ears, Pain With Urination, Difficulty Urinating, Shortness Of Breath, Chest Discomfort, Easy Bleeding
Disease InteractionsTOBRAMYCIN SULFATE can interfere with: Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Botulism, Hypocalcemia, Myoneural Disorders, Parkinsonism, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Acute Renal Failure
Technical ClassificationTOBRAMYCIN SULFATE is categorized as:
- AMINOGLYCOSIDES / ANTI-INFECTIVES
- INHALED ANTI-INFECTIVES / RESPIRATORY INHALANT PRODUCTS / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
Storage ConditionsRefrigeration (Between 2 To 8 C)
Common Drugs with TOBRAMYCIN SULFATE as Ingredient
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