Toba dm eye drops contain a combination of two medicines, tobramycin which is an antibiotic and dexamethasone which is a steroid. Together these medicines offer relief in post-operative conditions of the eye by reducing the discomfort and preventing any infection....
Q: Can the Toba dm eye drops cause blindness?
A: Toba dm eye drops will not cause blindness if it is used on a doctor's advice and in the proper way. However, if it is used for a wrong condition of the eye which has not been advised by your doctor, it may lead to blindness.
Q: Can I use the Toba dm eye drops while wearing my contact lenses?
A: Do not use this medicine while you are wearing contact lenses. You may be asked to discontinue the use of lenses for few days after an eye operation. If your doctor has allowed you to use lenses, remove contact lenses prior to the instillation of the Toba dm eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes or more before reinsertion. A component of this eye drop (Benzalkonium chloride) is known to discolour soft contact lenses.
Q: Can I use the Toba dm eye drops for an ear infection?
A: No, the Toba dm eye drops are meant to be used as an eye drop. Please consult your doctor for the problem in your ears.
Q: I have been prescribed 3 eye drops by my doctor. Can I use them all together?
A: If you have been prescribed multiple eye drops or ointments, make sure you give a gap of 15 to 20 minutes between the application/instillation of each.