Tobramycin Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Tobramycin: Solution for injection (10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

TOBRAMYCIN (toe bra MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Nebcin: Solution for injection (40mg)
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Tobramycin Sulfate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 000743255
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Peritonitis, Intraabdominal Infections, Cystic Fibrosis, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Nosocomial Pneumonia, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacteremia, Meningitis, Septicemia, Bone And Joint Infections, Endocarditis, Burn Wound Infection, Skin And Skin Structure Infections

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Tobramycin Sulfate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Tobramycin Sulfate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
0.5-6.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.9-6.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eosinophilia Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.3-5.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
4.5-26.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
4.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
5.7-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
6.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.5-11.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
10.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
11.4-26.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
12.4-32.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
12.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
18.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
35.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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