Active Ingredient(s):Tobramycin FDA Approved: * March 22, 2013 Pharm Company: *NOVARTIS PHARMS Category:Antibiotics
Tobramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic derived from Streptomyces tenebrarius that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections, particularly Gram-negative infections. It is especially effective against species of Pseudomonas.
It was patented in 1965, and approved for medical use in 1974. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines.
1 Medical uses
1.1 Spectrum of susceptibility
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