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Noun1.tobramycin - an antibiotic (trade name Nebcin) that is especially effective against Gram-negative bacteria
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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There was no correlation of eCCL and the number of tobramycin courses in group Tob+ (Cockcroft-Gault r = -0.17; Schwartz r = 0.03, Table 2).
The overall resistance rates were: colistin 9.77%, amikacin 46.86%, imipenem 49.8%, piperacillin/tazobactam 49.65%, meropenem 50.48%, tobramycin 50.17%, ceftazidime 53.06%, ciprofloxacin 60.27%, and gentamicin 64.23%.
But she died from acute renal failure 11 days later after receiving repeated doses of the drug Tobramycin - without the proper medical checks.
With prompt topical antibiotic and steroid therapy (moxifloxacin and tobramycin two hourly alternate and dexamethasone one hourly) the hypopyon was disappeared within two days (Fig.3) and corneal edema within five days (Fig.
A course of IV tobramycin and ceftazidime was administered.
Since the discovery [2] of streptomycin in 1944, a series of related compounds like neomycin (1949), kanamycin (1957), paromomycin (1959), gentamicin (1963) and tobramycin (1968) have been added to the family of aminoglycoside antibiotics.
THE approval of a new treatment for cystic fibrosis sufferers was welcomed on Merseyside The drug tobramycin, which is delivered by an inhaler, was given the go ahead by the government's drug rationing body NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence).
In a separate settlement, New Hampshire received more than $175,000 from Novartis and its predecessor company, Chiron, makers of the antibiotic tobramycin, for off-label use as part of a $66 million national settlement.
The Question: Are azithromycin eye drops as effective as tobramycin eye drops in treating conjunctivitis in newborns and children?
Antibiotic prophylaxis with tobramycin was administered 15 min after anaesthetic induction.
The study developed statistical methods to predict phenotypic resistance from resistance genes for various combinations of the four bacterial species and the antibiotics gentamicin, tobramycin, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, ertapenem, imipenem, cefazolin, cefepime, cefotaxime, ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, ampicillin, piperacillin and aztreonam.
Ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Prunella vulgris (PV), a medicinal plant was evaluated for its ability to inhibit the growth of 38 resistant isolates of Escherichia coli strains and compared to Ciprofloxacin, Ofloxacin, Cefixime and Tobramycin by well diffusion method.