Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection

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Composition for Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection

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Uses of Ceftazidime

Ceftazidime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Ceftazidime

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ceftazidime

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection works

Ceftazidime is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.
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Uses of Tobramycin

Tobramycin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Tobramycin

Common

Nausea, Noisy breathing, Oral fungal infection, Rash, Thoracic pain, Chest pain, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath, Cough, Dizziness, Dry eye, Gastric pain, Fungal infection, Headache, Hearing loss, Coughing up blood, Liver toxicity, Hoarseness of voice, Increased saliva production, Loss of appetite, Mouth ulcer, Tongue ulcer, Ringing in ear, Sore throat, Weakness, Increased sputum production.

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How to use Tobramycin

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection works

Tobramycin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection

Expert advice for Ceftazidime

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Ceftazidime and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Ceftazidime can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.

Expert advice for Tobramycin

  • Do not use tobramycin if you are allergic to it or any other component in the formulation.
  • Driving and using machinery should be avoided in cases where tobramycin usage causes dizziness or eye drops cause blurring of vision.
  • Do not mix or dilute your tobramycin with any other medicine in your nebulizer.
  • If you are taking several different treatments for cystic fibrosis, you should take them in the following order: bronchodilator (e.g. salbutamol), then chest physiotherapy, followed by inhaled medicines, and then tobramycin.
  • Do not use contact lenses when on treatment with tobramycin eye drops.
  • If you are using more than one eye drop, keep a gap of at least 5-10 minutes between two different eye drops.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: neuromuscular disorders such as parkinsonism, myasthenia gravis (characterized by movement disorders and/or muscle weakness); coughing up blood in your sputum; kidney problem.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever experienced in the past: ringing in ears, any other problems with hearing, dizziness while taking tobramycin.
Warnings
Special precautions for Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Avoid prolonged use of Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, s
leepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection should be used with cautio
n in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection should be used with cautio
n in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tobracef 1000 mg/120 mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Ceftazidime

Q. Is ceftazidime a sulfa, penicillin or a beta lactam drug?
Ceftazidime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic
Q. Is Ceftazidime the same as Rocephin?
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone
Q. Is Ceftazidime dialyzable?
Yes, Ceftazidime is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together
Q. What organisms does Ceftazidime cover?
Ceftazidime is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Q. Is Ceftazidime nephrotoxic?
No, Ceftazidime is not a nephrotoxic drug when given alone but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin) or diuretics such as furosemide, it may increase nephrotoxicity.
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Frequently asked questions for Tobramycin

Q. Is tobramycin a sulfa drug or penicillin antibiotic?
No. Tobramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat Pseudomonas infections and other serious infections in patients (6 years and older) with cystic fibrosis
Q. Does tobramycin treat styes, Pseudomonas, pink eye, staphylococcus and methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Tobramycin/dexamethasone combination can be used to cure pink eye and styes, which are superficial eye and eyelid infections. Tobramycin treats Pseudomonas infections however it is not drug of choice in the treatment of staphylococcus or MRSA
Q. Is tobramycin safe for infants?
No. Due to high propensity for kidney and internal ear damage, tobramycin shouldn't be given to infants
Q. Is tobramycin over the counter?
No. Tobramycin belongs to schedule H and can be obtained only on production of valid prescription
Q. Is tobramycin the same as ofloxacin?
No. Tobramycin and Ofloxacin belong to different class of antibiotics, and are used to treat different sets of infections.
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Substitutes for Tobracef

No substitutes found for this medicine
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