Toba Eye Drops 5ml
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5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Toba 0.3 % Description
Toba eye drop is an antibiotic medicine. It contains tobramycin, which is used for the treatment of external bacterial infections of the eye. It works by stopping the growth of infection-causing bact
eria. Toba eye drop is meant for ocular (eye) use and should be used externally only. Do not ingest this medicine. Avoid touching the dropper with your hands or with your eye. Use this medicine exactly as recommended by your doctor. Do not use this medicine on your own.
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|Uses||Bacterial eye infections|
|Side effects||Redness of eyes, itching and swelling of eyelids|
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Uses of Toba 0.3 %
Toba eye drop is used to treat external bacterial infections of the eye.
Contraindications of Toba 0.3 %
If you are allergic to tobramycin or any of the other ingredients of Toba eye drop.
Side effects of Toba 0.3 %
- Itching and swelling of the eyelid
- Redness of eyes
Precautions and Warnings of Toba 0.3 %
Can I use Toba eye drop during pregnancy?
Toba eye drop is to be instilled in the eyes and the quantities which might get absorbed from the eyes are too little. Still, this eye drop should be used in pregnancy only if recommended by your doctor.
Can I use Toba eye drop while breastfeeding?
Toba eye drop is to be instilled in eyes and the quantities which might get absorbed from the eyes is too little. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a lactating mother.
Can I drive if I have instilled Toba eye drop?
Toba eye drop has no or negligible effect on driving. However, if you experience any side effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Toba eye drop?
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Toba eye drops.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are using this medicine for a long duration.
- You are using contact lenses.
Directions for Use of Toba 0.3 %
- Use Toba eye drop as instructed by your doctor.
- Follow directions carefully and do not miss an application.
- Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
- Close your eyes for 2 - 3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
- Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. The dropper must be kept clean to avoid infections.
- Using a clean tissue or cloth, wipe any excess liquid from your face.
- Use the exact number of drops as recommended by your doctor.
- If you have been prescribed any other eye drops or eye ointments, keep an interval of at least 5 minutes between both the medicines.
Storage and disposal of Toba 0.3 %
- Store Toba eye drop at a temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Toba 0.3 %
As this eye drop is meant for external application cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, symptoms of overdose of Toba eye drop include redness of eyes, increasing watering of eyes, and itching of eyelids. Upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have instilled extra drops of it, wash your eyes thoroughly with water....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed instilling a dose of Toba eye drop, instill it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not over-use this medicine to compensate for the missed instillation....
Mode of Action of Toba 0.3 %
How Does It Work?
Toba eye drop works by stopping the growth of bacteria by preventing the protein synthesis in bacterial cells.
Interactions of Toba 0.3 %
Interactions with other medicines
- Since Toba Eye drop is to be used externally in the eyes it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
- However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.
Dr. Arpit Verma
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can Toba eye drop be used for ear infections?
A: Toba eye drop is used for the treatment of external bacterial infections of the eye, it should not be used for ear infections.
Q: Can Toba eye drop cause diarrhoea?
A: Toba eye drop does not cause diarrhoea. Diarrhoea is a side effect of antibiotics that are given by mouth.
Q: Does Toba eye drop need to be refrigerated?
A: No, Toba eye drop has to be stored at a temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
Q: Can Toba eye drop cause a headache?
A: No, Toba eye drop does not cause a headache.
Q: Can anyone use Toba eye drop?
A: Yes, Toba eye drop can be used by anyone with an eye infection due to bacterial infection. However, it should be used only if prescribed by the doctor. Do not self-medicate.
Q: How many days should I use Toba eye drop?
A: You must use Toba eye drop in the exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. The doctor will decide the duration on the basis of the severity of the eye infection. If you do not feel any improvement even after a week of using this eye drop, then inform the doctor. Do not take it endlessly on your own.
Q: Is Toba eye drop safe for the baby?
A: You can use Toba eye drop for your baby but only if prescribed by the doctor. Do not self-medicate.
Q: What is the use of Toba eye drop?
A: Toba eye drop is used to treat external bacterial infections of the eye.
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