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Side effect(s) of Tobramycin


Review the side-effects of Tobramycin as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Respiratory
- Increased cough, inflammation of pharynx, sputum, nose inflammation, difficulty in breathing, lung disorder, asthma, nosebleed and over breathing.

  Central Nervous System
- Increased weakness, fever, headache, uneasiness and dizziness.

  Heart
- Chest pain.

  Gastrointestinal
- Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and weight loss.

  ENT
- Voice alteration, ear pain, taste perversion and nose inflammation.

  Miscellaneous
- Back pain and rash.

Other Precautions :

Avoid immunizations/vaccinations while using this medication.

Drug Name : Tobramycin

Tobramycin(Nebcin) generic is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, prescribed for the management of cystic fibrosis. It eliminates bacteria that cause many kinds of infections.


Trade Names for Tobramycin

India :


International :


Nebcin, Tobi, TOBI Podhaler
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