Tobi Uses

How Does It Work?

Tobi works by killing bacteria. It does this by interfering with the ability of the bacteria to make proteins, which are necessary for the bacteria to grow and multiply.
 

Is It Safe for Children to Use Tobi?

Tobi is approved for use in children as young as six years old. It is unknown whether the drug is safe or effective in younger children, as it has not been adequately studied in this age group. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of using this medication in younger children.
 

Can Older Adults Use It?

Tobi has not been adequately studied in older adults. Therefore, it is not known whether the medicine is safe or effective for older individuals.
 

Off-Label Uses for Tobi

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

Tobi Nebulizer Information

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