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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Tobramycin?

(toe bra MYE sin)

• This medicine is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

All forms:

• If you have hearing loss, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

Oral inhalation and Injection (I.V.):

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

Eye drops and ointment:

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?


• Short-term discomfort after use.

Inhalation solution:

• Abnormal taste. This is usually reversible.

• Cough.