Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Bethkis
  2. Tobi
  3. Tobi Podhaler

Descriptions


Tobramycin inhalation is used to treat lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis. The medicine is breathed into the lungs through the mouth to treat infections caused by the Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria.

Tobramycin belongs to a class of drugs called aminoglycoside antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Capsule