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Could a patient with leukaemia be given tobramycin for any reason, even if they get an infection?

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Dr. Michael Wolfe
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Yes

Tobramycin is an antibiotic and is used for infection.
People with leukemia are at a higher risk of infection either due to chemotherapy or immune cells that are ineffective. They are sometimes given antibiotics prophylactically. This is not my specialty so I am not sure of the indications for these antibiotics or which ones are used.

In brief: Yes

Tobramycin is an antibiotic and is used for infection.
People with leukemia are at a higher risk of infection either due to chemotherapy or immune cells that are ineffective. They are sometimes given antibiotics prophylactically. This is not my specialty so I am not sure of the indications for these antibiotics or which ones are used.
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