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Tobramycin Sulfate

tobramycin
Tobramycin is an aminoglycoside (ah-meen-oh-GLY-ko-side) 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. Tobramycin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
tobramycin
DRUG TYPE
aminoglycosides
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Frequently Asked Questions

Tobramycin can damage nerves and may cause hearing loss that may be permanent.

Call your doctor right away if you have numbness, tingling, muscle twitching, dizziness, spinning sensation, seizure (convulsions), hearing loss, or a ringing or roaring sound in your ears (even after you have stopped using tobramycin injection).

Tobramycin can also harm your kidneys, and this effect is increased when you also use certain other medicines harmful to the kidneys. Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially injected antibiotics.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Tobramycin Sulfate powder for injection 1.2 g
solution 40 mg/mL

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