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tobramycin solution - inhalation, Bethkis, Tobi

GENERIC NAME: TOBRAMYCIN SOLUTION - INHALATION (TOE-bra-MYE-sin)

BRAND NAME(S): Bethkis, Tobi

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USES: This medication is used to treat people with a certain inherited condition (cystic fibrosis) who have a persistent lung infection with a certain bacteria (Pseudomonas aeruginosa). People with cystic fibrosis produce thick, sticky mucus that can plug up the tubes, ducts and passageways in the lungs. This can result in serious breathing problems and infections in the lungs.Tobramycin belongs to a class of drugs known as aminoglycoside antibiotics. Tobramycin inhalation solution works by stopping the growth of a certain bacteria (Pseudomonas aeruginosa) that commonly infects the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis. This effect decreases lung infections and damage, and helps to improve breathing.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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