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Tobramycin Inhalation Solution Side Effects

In clinical trials, some of the most commonly reported side effects of tobramycin inhalation solution included a worsening cough, sore throat, and loss of strength. Most reactions to this drug are minor and don't require medical attention. However, notify your healthcare provider immediately if you develop any serious problems, such as changes in hearing, problems with balance, or unexplained swelling.


An Introduction to Tobramycin Inhalation Solution Side Effects

Just like any medicine, tobramycin inhalation solution (Bethkis®, Tobi®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in many cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with tobramycin inhalation solution. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of side effects with you.)

Serious Tobramycin Inhalation Solution Side Effects

Some side effects of tobramycin inhalation solution are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Changes in your hearing
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Dizziness or balance problems
  • Worsening muscle weakness
  • Breathing problems, such as:
    • Wheezing
    • Shortness of breath
    • Coughing
    • Chest tightness
  • Signs of an allergic reaction to the medication, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Blisters on the skin or in the mouth
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.

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