Tobramycin Sulphate (Tobramycin Sulphate)
What is Tobramycin Sulphate (Tobramycin Sulphate) used for?
Tobramycin Sulphate (Tobramycin Sulphate) is an injectable antibiotic, capable of eliminating the bacteria that causes infections. It is a type of aminoglycoside antibiotic, which is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections.
How should I use Tobramycin Sulphate (Tobramycin Sulphate)?
Tobramycin Sulphate (Tobramycin Sulphate) is injected, either into a muscle or vein, sometimes at 8 hour intervals. Your physician will normally need to conduct medical tests in order to determine the correct dosage required. This injection is normally administered by a physician or other health care professional. If your physician has told you to inject it at home, and has shown you how to properly inject it, you should only administer the prescribed dosage, and follow all instructions provided to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Tobramycin Sulphate (Tobramycin Sulphate)?
Tobramycin Sulphate (Tobramycin Sulphate) can cause:
Other serious side effects may occur. Consult your physician if you notice any serious side effects, such as muscle twitching, seizures, numbness or any other unusual side effects.
This medication may cause severe nerve damage and kidney problems, which may result in permanent hearing loss. Older patients, those with kidney disease or patients using this medication for a prolonged period of time are at greater risk of this occurring. Discuss the risks of using this medication with your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Tobramycin Sulphate (Tobramycin Sulphate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.