What are the possible side effects of tobramycin (Tobi)?
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop using tobramycin and seek emergency medical attention or notify your doctor immediately:
- an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
- ringing in the ears or changes in hearing;
- new or worsening respiratory problems or difficulty breathing;
- muscle weakness; or
- a rash.
If you experience any of the following less serious side effects, continue using tobramycin and talk to your...
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What are the precautions when taking tobramycin (Tobi)?
Before using tobramycin inhalation solution, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other aminoglycoside antibiotics (such as gentamicin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: hearing problems (including deafness, decreased hearing), kidney problems, myasthenia gravis, Parkinson's disease.
Tobramycin may cause live bacterial vaccines (such as typhoid vaccine) not to work as well. Therefore, do not have any immunizations/vaccinations while using this medication without the consent of your doctor.
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