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Tobastar Eye Drops 5ml

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Medical Description

Tobastar Eye Drop contains Tobramycin, which is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of external bacterial infection of the eye. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Itching of eyelid...
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ContainsTobramycin(0.3 %)
ClassificationOCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Tobastar 0.3 %

For the treatment of external bacterial infection of the eye.

Contraindications of Tobastar 0.3 %

If you are allergic to Tobramycin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine

Side effects of Tobastar 0.3 %

  • Itching and swelling of the eyelid
  • Redness of eyes

Precautions and Warnings of Tobastar 0.3 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Tobastar Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
Tobastar Eye Drop is to be instilled in eyes and the quantities which might get absorbed from the eyes is too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Tobastar Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
Tobastar Eye Drop is to be instilled in eyes and the quantities which might get absorbed from the eyes is too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a lactating mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Tobastar Eye Drop?
A:
Tobastar Eye Drop has no or negligible effect on driving. Avoid driving if your vision is not clear.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tobastar Eye Drop?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, you should avoid using alcohol as it can delay the healing or decrease the body's response to infection/injury.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are using this medicine for a long duration.
  • You are using contact lenses.

Mode of Action of Tobastar 0.3 %

How Does It Work?

Tobastar Eye Drop works by stopping the growth of bacteria by preventing the protein synthesis of bacterial cells.

Directions for Use of Tobastar 0.3 %

  • Use Tobastar Eye Drop as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • 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 and it must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.

Interactions of Tobastar 0.3 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Tobastar 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 t...
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Storage and disposal of Tobastar 0.3 %

  • Store at a temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine.

Dosage of Tobastar 0.3 %

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include redness of eyes, increasing watering of eyes, itching of eyelids. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed the instillation of eye drops, instill it as soon as possible. Do not instill more drops just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Tobastar Eye Drop be used for ear infections?

A: Tobastar Eye Drop is used for the treatment of external bacterial infections of the eye, it should not be used for ear infections.

Q: Can Tobastar Eye Drop cause diarrhoea?

A: Tobastar Eye Drop does not cause diarrhoea. Diarrhoea is a side effect of antibiotics that are given by mouth.

Q: Does Tobastar Eye Drop need to be refrigerated?

A: Tobastar Eye Drop has to be stored at a temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place. If the room temperature is above 25°C it can be refrigerated.

Q: Can Tobastar Eye Drop cause a headache?

A: Tobastar Eye Drop does not cause a headache.
Product Details
Brand
TOBASTAR
Last Updated on: 25 Mar 2021 | 10:24 AM (IST)
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