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Tycin (RKM) 250 mg Injection

Manufactured byRkm Health Care
ContainsTobramycin
Description

Tycin (RKM) 250 mg Injection is an antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the skin, heart, blood, stomach, joints, bones, brain and spinal cord, and the urinary tract. It is also used for treating cystic fibrosis (a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs but also causes severe damage to the digestive systems).

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tycin (RKM) 250 mg Injection

  • Hearing loss
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Headache
  • Nosebleed
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Fever

Uses of Tycin (RKM) 250 mg Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial infections
  • Cystic fibrosis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to tobramycin, any other aminoglycosides, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Drug resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of developing bacteria that are drug-resistant.

Hearing loss

This medicine may cause hearing loss and should be used with extreme caution in patients with auditory impairment. Close monitoring of hearing function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Myasthenia gravis

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Diarrhea

Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Dehydration

Consume an adequate amount of water to prevent kidney injury. Fluid status should be monitored closely, especially in patients with severe diarrhea and vomiting who are receiving Tycin (RKM) 250 mg Injection. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Colistin

Omeprazole

Diuretics

Live cholera vaccine

Neuromuscular blockers

Ethinyl Estradiol

Disease interactions

Neuromuscular Blockade

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with neuromuscular disorders such as Parkinson's syndrome or myasthenia gravis since it may worsen the condition of the patient. Patients should be closely monitored for any signs of respiratory paralysis, and if any signs occur, the therapy should be discontinued and appropriate corrective measures should be taken immediately.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Effect on sleep is not established

How it works
This medicine is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that kills the bacteria by blocking the production of certain proteins that are required for their growth.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Aminoglycosides

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a681003.html

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https://www.sandoz.ca/sites/www.sandoz.ca/files/Tobramycin%20Injection%20Product%20Monograph.pdf

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1425.pdf
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