Real patient stories

Meet Brian, Brent, and Klyn—real people who have cystic fibrosis (CF) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa). Through their own personal stories and words, they will explain how they approach their condition head-on. If you have any questions, make sure to ask your doctor.

Take a look.These patients have experience with TOBI Podhaler and have been compensated for their time. Individual results may vary.

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Brian's story

See how Brian, a 38-year-old with CF and Pa, fits TOBI Podhaler into his day.

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Brent's story

Take a look at Brent. He has CF and Pa. He takes each day one at a time and shares his story.

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Brent's story

Take a look at Brent. He has CF and Pa. He takes each day one at a time and shares his story.

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Brent's story

Take a look at Brent. He has CF and Pa. He takes each day one at a time and shares his story.

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Brent's story

Take a look at Brent. He has CF and Pa. He takes each day one at a time and shares his story.

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Brent and Klyn's personal advice

This series of videos will introduce you to Brent and Klyn. These 2 people with CF and Pa are happy to share their personal advice on everyday topics, such as food, travel, and social support. They have been compensated for their time.

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Brent and Klyn's personal advice

This series of videos will introduce you to Brent and Klyn. These 2 people with CF and Pa are happy to share their personal advice on everyday topics, such as food, travel, and social support. They have been compensated for their time.

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Brent and Klyn's personal advice

This series of videos will introduce you to Brent and Klyn. These 2 people with CF and Pa are happy to share their personal advice on everyday topics, such as food, travel, and social support. They have been compensated for their time.

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Brent and Klyn's personal advice

This series of videos will introduce you to Brent and Klyn. These 2 people with CF and Pa are happy to share their personal advice on everyday topics, such as food, travel, and social support. They have been compensated for their time.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

INDICATION

TOBI® Podhaler® (Tobramycin Inhalation Powder) 28 mg per capsule is a prescription inhaled medication for cystic fibrosis patients whose lungs contain bacteria called Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

It is not known if TOBI Podhaler is safe and effective in patients under 6 years of age, in those with lung function outside of a certain range, or in those whose lungs contain bacteria called Burkholderia cepacia.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

You should not use TOBI Podhaler if you are allergic to it or to any other aminoglycoside antibacterial.

Tell your doctor before starting treatment if you have or have had hearing, kidney, breathing, or muscle weakness problems or if you have dizziness, an organ transplant, or are pregnant or nursing.

Tell your doctor about all the drugs you take. Ask if you should take other medicines that may harm your nervous system, kidneys, or hearing; "water pills" (diuretics) such as Edecrin (ethacrynic acid), Lasix (furosemide), or mannitol; or urea.

TOBI Podhaler can cause serious side effects, including hearing loss or ringing in the ears. Tell your doctor right away if you have hearing loss, noises in your ears such as ringing or hissing, vertigo, difficulty with balance, or dizziness.

TOBI Podhaler is in a class of drugs that may worsen kidney problems, especially in people with known or suspected kidney problems. Your health care provider may do a blood test to check how your kidneys are working while you are using TOBI Podhaler.

TOBI Podhaler is in a class of drugs that may worsen muscle weakness problems or harm an unborn baby.

TOBI Podhaler can cause severe breathing problems (bronchospasm). Tell your doctor right away if you get shortness of breath with wheezing, or coughing and chest tightness.

The most common side effects of TOBI Podhaler include cough, worsening of lung problems or cystic fibrosis, productive cough, shortness of breath, fever, sore throat, changes in your voice (hoarseness or loss of voice), coughing up blood, headache, and altered taste.

Let your doctor know if your symptoms worsen or if you have a side effect that bothers you enough to stop treatment or that does not go away.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.