Tobramycin and Musculoskeletal pain - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Musculoskeletal pain is found among people who take Tobramycin, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Tobramycin and have Musculoskeletal pain. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,497 people who have side effects when taking Tobramycin from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 01, 2022

1,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Tobramycin.
Among them, 7 people (0.47%) have Musculoskeletal pain.

What is Tobramycin?

Tobramycin has active ingredients of tobramycin. It is often used in cystic fibrosis. eHealthMe is studying from 1,530 Tobramycin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Musculoskeletal pain?

Musculoskeletal pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves) is found to be associated with 2,489 drugs and 1,727 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Tobramycin and Musculoskeletal pain reports submitted per year:

Could Tobramycin cause Musculoskeletal pain?

Gender of people who have Musculoskeletal pain when taking Tobramycin *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Musculoskeletal pain when taking Tobramycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 50.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Common drugs people take besides Tobramycin *:

  1. Elavil: 7 people, 100.00%
  2. Mycophenolate Mofetil: 5 people, 71.43%
  3. Prednisone: 5 people, 71.43%
  4. Humira: 4 people, 57.14%
  5. Azathioprine: 4 people, 57.14%
  6. Cyclosporine: 4 people, 57.14%
  7. Methotrexate: 4 people, 57.14%
  8. Rituxan: 4 people, 57.14%
  9. Simponi: 4 people, 57.14%
  10. Plaquenil: 4 people, 57.14%

Common side effects people have besides Musculoskeletal pain *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 5 people, 71.43%
  2. Neck Pain: 5 people, 71.43%
  3. Diarrhea: 5 people, 71.43%
  4. Chest Pain: 5 people, 71.43%
  5. Pain In Extremity: 5 people, 71.43%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 5 people, 71.43%
  7. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 5 people, 71.43%
  8. Joint Pain: 5 people, 71.43%
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 4 people, 57.14%
  10. Jaw Fracture: 4 people, 57.14%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 4 people, 57.14%
  2. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue): 1 person, 14.29%
  3. Sleep Disorder: 1 person, 14.29%
  4. Skin Disorder (skin disease): 1 person, 14.29%
  5. Pain: 1 person, 14.29%
  6. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 1 person, 14.29%
  7. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1 person, 14.29%
  8. Herpes Zoster: 1 person, 14.29%
  9. Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract): 1 person, 14.29%
  10. Eye Disorder: 1 person, 14.29%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Tobramycin and have Musculoskeletal pain?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on tobramycin (the active ingredients of Tobramycin) and Tobramycin (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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