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What Is Tobramycin Inhalation Solution Used For?

How Does This Medication Work?

Tobramycin inhalation solution is an antibiotic medication. It kills the bacteria causing the infection by interfering with the ability of the bacteria to make proteins, which are necessary for the bacteria to grow and multiply. 

Tobramycin Inhalation Solution Use in Children

Tobramycin inhalation solution is approved for use in children as young as six years old. It is unknown whether the drug is safe or effective in younger children, as it has not been adequately studied in this age group. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of using this medication in younger children.

Can Older Adults Use It?

Tobramycin inhalation solution has not been adequately studied in older adults. Therefore, it is not known whether the medicine is safe or effective for older individuals.

Is Tobramycin Inhalation Solution Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend tobramycin inhalation solution for something other than the uses discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. The medication may be used off-label to treat bacterial lung infections in people who do not have cystic fibrosis.

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