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Brand name: Tobi

Tobi is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) tobramycin. On this page you will find out more about Tobi, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: tobramycin

Information for medicine and pack size:
Tobi 300 mg/5 mL inhalation solution, 56 x 5 mL ampoules

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

TOBI is indicated for the management of cystic fibrosis patients with P.aeruginosa infections. Safety and efficacy have not been demonstrated in patients under the age of 6 years, patients with FEV,<25% or >75% predicted, or patients colonised with Burkolderia cepacia (see CLINICAL TRIALS).

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear, slightly yellow solution.
Dosage Form Inhalation, conventional
Route of administration Inhalation
Medicine schedule
4 ampoules sample pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
56 x 5mL ampoules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Ampoule
Storage temperature Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Do not Freeze,Protect from Light,Refrigerate
Life time 3 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

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