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Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet

Manufactured byThrift Pharmaceuticals
ContainsTobramycin
Description

Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic which used in the treatment of infections of the skin, heart, blood, stomach, brain and spinal cord, and the urinary tract. It is also used for treating cystic fibrosis. Tobramycin may damage nerves and may cause permanent loss of hearing.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet

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

Uses of Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet

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 effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 24 hours depending on the route of administration.
  • 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.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Eye drops or ear drops of this medicine may be used since they present little or no risk to the nursing infant. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to tobramycin or other aminoglycosides.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Eye drops or ear drops of this medicine may be used since they present little or no risk to the nursing infant. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Drug resistance

Use of Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet 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 development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

Neuromuscular disorders

Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet is not recommended for use in patients with existing neuromuscular diseases like Parkinsonism or Myasthenia gravis since it may worsen the condition of the patient.

Impaired kidney function

Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet may increase the risk of kidney injury, especially when high doses are used for a prolonged period of time. Suitable dose adjustments should be made based on the creatinine clearance (CrCl).

Missed Dose

If a dose is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

Diuretics

Live cholera vaccine

Neuromuscular blockers

Disease interactions

Dehydration

Consume an adequate amount of water to prevent kidney injury and hearing problems. Fluid status should be monitored closely, especially in patients with severe diarrhea and vomiting who are receiving Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet. Frequent monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments should be made based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Strictly follow the instructions on the label and take Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet only as directed. Drink plenty of water to avoid kidney damage. Do not take more than what is prescribed or share this medication with other people. It is advised that you inform the doctor about all the medicines or herbal products that you are using and about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Tycin (Thrift) 250 mg Tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic which kills the bacteria by blocking the production of certain proteins that are required for their growth.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Aminoglycosides

Schedule

N/A

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https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database

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Information on this page was last updated on 1 Aug 2017

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