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Tobi Podhaler Uses

How Does Tobi Podhaler Work?

As mentioned, Tobi Podhaler contains the antibiotic tobramycin. The drug works by killing bacteria. It does this by interfering with bacteria's ability to make proteins, which are necessary for the bacteria to grow and multiply.

Is It Safe for Children to Use Tobi Podhaler?

Tobi Podhaler is approved for use in children age 6 years and older. It has not been adequately studied in children younger than age 6. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of using this medication in younger children.
In clinical studies, children age 6 to 19 years old were more likely to experience changes in taste with this medication than people over the age of 20.

Can Older Adults Use It?

Tobi Podhaler has not been adequately studied in older adults. Therefore, it is not known whether the medicine is safe or effective for older individuals. In general, older adults may need to be monitored more closely for Tobi Podhaler side effects.

Off-Label Tobi Podhaler Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for treating something other than cystic fibrosis. This is known as an "off-label" use. Tobi Podhaler may be used off-label to treat bacterial lung infections in people who do not have cystic fibrosis.

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