General English name: Tobramycin Solution For Nebulization
Brand: Bethkis, Kitabis Pak, Tobi
Application: Lung infection in people with cystic fibrosis
Dosage forms of tobramycin
Capsules, ointment, injection vial (ampoule), eye drops, inhalation solution
Pharmacological information of inhaled tobramycin
Tobramycin is used to treat people with cystic fibrosis who have a recurrent lung infection with a specific bacterium called Pseudomonas aeruginosa. People with cystic fibrosis produce thick, sticky mucus that can clog the airways and cause serious respiratory problems and lung infections.
Tobramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which normally infects the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis. Tobramycin reduces the effects of lung infections and injuries and helps improve breathing.
If you are interested in more information about other forms of tobramycin, such as tobramycin capsules, tobramycin ampoules, tobramycin eye drops, and tobramycin ointment, you can refer to the relevant page.
The correct amount and method of taking tobramycin inhalation solution
Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of Tobramycin varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your lung doctor has told you. This inhaler should usually be inhaled every 12 hours for 15 minutes.
Tobramycin inhaled ampoules should be used with a nebulizer.
Each ampoule of tobramycin is inhaled once. If the inhaled solution in the tobramycin ampule is cloudy, throw it away.
Inhaled tobramycin is usually given for 28 days, after which you should not use any tobramycin. Then your doctor may prescribe another 28-day course of this medicine if you see fit.
Do not mix inhaled tobramycin with other medicines in the nebulizer.
For best results from taking tobramycin inhaler, take it at a set time each day.
Even if the symptoms disappear after a few days, use this antibiotic for a full course. Early discontinuation of the drug may lead to recurrence of the infection.
Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or gets worse.
Contraindications to inhaled tobramycin
Note the expiration date of tobramycin and do not take it if it has expired.
Never give Tobramycin to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions with tobramycin, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Tobramycin during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.
The effect of Tobramycin on driving
Tobramycin does not cause drowsiness, but if you have such symptoms, avoid driving or operating machinery until these symptoms have resolved.
Drug interaction of inhaled solution of tobramycin
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Other medications that may cause hearing or kidney damage may increase the risk of hearing loss or kidney problems if you take tobramycin. Some of these drugs are: amikacin, gentamicin.
Warning about taking inhaled Tobramycin
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to know the following before taking tobramycin:
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
- If you have any kidney problems.
- If you have hearing problems.
- If you have a specific muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).
- If you have Parkinson’s disease.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to another medicine.
Side effects of taking inhaled tobramycin solution
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.
Change in sound
Symptoms of hearing loss (such as ringing in the ears, hearing loss, dizziness), symptoms of kidney problems (such as changes in the amount of urine): In this case, see a doctor immediately.
Allergic skin rash, shortness of breath: This medicine may cause allergies in you, if you have such side effects, see a doctor immediately.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of the inhaled Tobramycin product.
Complications of Tobramycin Overdose (Tobramycin Poisoning)
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.
Storage conditions of inhaled Tobramycin
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight