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Tobramycin Safety Information and Side Effects

Tobramycin Safety Information

Renal Failure Acute ( 33 reports)    ➢ More

Renal Failure Acute, Dialysis, Hypoacusis, Vertigo, Tremor

This case suggests a potential Tobramycin Renal Failure Acute side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 65-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): arthritis infective,device related infection and used Tobramycin (dosage: Single Implantatio, Implanted With Knee Spacer) starting Nov 19, 2013. Soon after starting Tobramycin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Dialysis
  • Hypoacusis
  • Vertigo
  • Tremor
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. Although Tobramycin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Renal Failure Acute, may still occur.

Ocular Hyperaemia ( 16 reports)    ➢ More

Endophthalmitis, Hypopyon, Vitritis, Ocular Hyperaemia, Photophobia, Visual Acuity Reduced, Keratitis, Corneal Oedema, Retinal Exudates

Adverse event was reported on Feb 20, 2014 by a male taking Tobramycin (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: SA , 27 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Tobramycin side effects: endophthalmitis, hypopyon, vitritis, ocular hyperaemia, photophobia, visual acuity reduced, keratitis, corneal oedema, retinal exudates.
Associated medications used:
  • Amoxicillin
  • Clavulanic Acid
  • Penicillin Nos (0.5 Miu, Every 6 Hours)
  • Gentamicin
The patient was hospitalized.

Eye Irritation ( 15 reports)    ➢ More

Off Label Use, Eye Irritation, Eye Pain, Ocular Hyperaemia, Rhinorrhoea, Vision Blurred

This Eye Irritation problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 52-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): eye pruritus,eye discharge.On Nov 09, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Tobramycin Ophthalmic Solution Usp 0.3% (dosage: 2 Drops In Left Eye, Three Times Per Day). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Tobramycin Ophthalmic Solution Usp 0.3%, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Off Label Use
  • Eye Irritation
  • Eye Pain
  • Ocular Hyperaemia
  • Rhinorrhoea
  • Vision Blurred
Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Eye Irritation, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Dyspnoea ( 14 reports)    ➢ More

Increased Bronchial Secretion, Dyspnoea, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Lung Disorder

A case of a 6.-year-old patient (weight: NA) from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: cystic fibrosis and was treated with Tobramycin (dosage: 300 Mg, Bid) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cyproheptadine (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Pulmozyme (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Hypersol B (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Prevacid (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Albuterol (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Bactrim (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Increased Bronchial Secretion
    • Dyspnoea
    • Oxygen Saturation Decreased
    • Lung Disorder
    The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Tobramycin could cause Dyspnoea and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Vision Blurred ( 12 reports)    ➢ More

    Off Label Use, Eye Irritation, Eye Pain, Ocular Hyperaemia, Rhinorrhoea, Vision Blurred

    on Jan 14, 2014 a Female from US , 52 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Tobramycin Ophthalmic Solution Usp 0.3%. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Tobramycin side effects: off label use, eye irritation, eye pain, ocular hyperaemia, rhinorrhoea, vision blurred. Tobramycin Ophthalmic Solution Usp 0.3% dosage: 2 Drops In Left Eye, Three Times Per Day.

    Common Tobramycin Side Effects

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    Renal Failure Acute (33)
    Ocular Hyperaemia (16)
    Eye Irritation (15)
    Dyspnoea (14)
    Vision Blurred (12)
    Blood Creatinine Increased (11)
    Nausea (9)
    Dizziness (9)
    Bronchospasm (9)
    Eye Pain (8)
    Eyelid Oedema (8)
    Pneumonia (8)
    Erythema Of Eyelid (7)
    Eye Swelling (7)
    Hypersensitivity (7)
    Pyrexia (7)
    Photophobia (6)
    Lacrimation Increased (6)
    Infective Pulmonary Exacerbation Of Cystic Fibrosi (6)
    Haemodialysis (6)
    Eye Pruritus (6)
    Dysgeusia (6)
    Cough (6)
    Condition Aggravated (6)
    Neuralgic Amyotrophy (5)
    Deafness (5)
    Diarrhoea (5)
    Haemoptysis (5)
    Hypotension (5)
    Urticaria (5)
    Rash (5)
    Swelling Face (5)
    Tinnitus (5)
    Vomiting (5)
    Renal Tubular Necrosis (5)
    Hypoacusis (4)
    Death (4)
    Dialysis (4)
    Erythema (4)
    Fatigue (4)
    Heart Rate Increased (4)
    Staphylococcal Infection (4)
    Lung Disorder (4)
    Nephropathy Toxic (4)
    Respiratory Distress (4)
    Renal Impairment (4)
    Pseudomonas Infection (4)
    Post Procedural Complication (4)
    Oxygen Saturation Decreased (4)
    Toxicity To Various Agents (4)

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