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Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml

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FORMULATobramycin 0.3 % + Dexamethasone 0.1 %
COMPANYAlcon Pharma
TYPEDrop
About

About

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is prescribed for patients suffering from uveitis,any eye injury,radiation or chemical burn that may result in an inflammatory reaction in the eye.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not prescribed to patients suffering from viral or fungal eye infections.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not prescribed to patients under the age of 2 years and is prescribed to pregnant and lactating mothers only is necessary and under the supervision of a doctor.

1-2 drops of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml or a small ribbon of ointment is to be applied once every 4-6 hours.The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.{{product} may cause redness,soreness and itchiness of the eye,these effects are temporary and tend to resolve on their own in a few days' time.

Indications

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml can be used to treat:

  • Bacterial eye infections

How Does Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml Work

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

How To Use Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection

There is a risk that Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml.

Dosage

1-2 drops of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml or a small ribbon of ointment is to be applied once every 4-6 hours.The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.There is not sufficient evidence to prove that Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml passes into breast milk and is not commonly prescribed to breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml:

  • Allergy to Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 
  • Glaucoma
  • Viral Eye Infections
  • Fungal Eye Infections
  • Cataracts

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml:

  • Pregnancy 
  • Infants
  • Diabetes
  • Damaged posterior lens
  • Iris defects
  • Compromised cornea

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml

  • CYP3A4 Inhibitors
  • Topical NSAIDS
  • Topical steroids 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Redness of eyes
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Discomfort in the eyes
  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml)

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Fungal eye infection
  • Reduced visibility
  • Swelling of eye
  • Changes in vision 
  • Delay in wound healing after eye surgery 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

To help soothe eyes while undergoing treatment with Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml,the following are advised

  • Wear sunglasses when going out
  • Do not unnecessarily rub eyes
  • Apply a hot or cold compress to eyes
  • Try to not wear contact lenses

Key Facts About Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml

  • Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is a combination of an antibiotic and a steroid 
  • Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is prescribed in antibacterial infections
  • Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml comes in a solution and in an ointment form
  • Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be used in fungal or viral infections
  • Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml might cause minor stinging immediately after application

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#3.HOW IS Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml SUPPOSED TO BE APPLIED?

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

#4.HOW DOES Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml WORK?

Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

#5.CAN Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml BE USED DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is only prescribed if very necessary during pregnancy and under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#6.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

  • Redness of eyes
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Discomfort in the eyes
  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml)

#7.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml AND HOW OFTEN?

Intraocular pressures are advised to be monitored while undergoing treatment with Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml.

#8.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#9.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml interacts with oral contraceptives.

#10.CAN OTHER EYE DROPS BE USED ALONG WITH Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection.

#11.CAN CONTACT LENS BE WORN ALONG WITH Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

There is a risk that Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Tobrex 0.30% Drop 5 ml.

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