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Tobrex Eye Drops

By ALCON LABORATORIES INC
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Tobramycin(0.3 %)
Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Tobrex Eye Drop is an antibiotic medicine. It contains tobramycin, which is used for the treatment of external bacterial infections of the eye. Tobrex works by stopping the growth of infection-causing...
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Uses of Tobrex 0.3 %

Tobrex Eye Drop is used to treat external bacterial infections of the eye.

Contraindications of Tobrex 0.3 %

If you are allergic to tobramycin or any of the other ingredients of Tobrex Eye Drop.

Side effects of Tobrex 0.3 %

  • Itching and swelling of the eyelid
  • Redness of eyes

Precautions and Warnings of Tobrex 0.3 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Tobrex Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
Tobrex 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Tobrex Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
Tobrex 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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Tobrex Eye Drop?
A:
Tobrex 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.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tobrex Eye Drop?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Tobrex Eye Drops.

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 Tobrex 0.3 %

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Tobrex 0.3 %

  • Use Tobrex 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.

Interactions of Tobrex 0.3 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Tobrex 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.

Storage and disposal of Tobrex 0.3 %

  • Store Tobrex 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 Tobrex 0.3 %

Overdose

As this Eye Drop is meant for external application cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, symptoms of overdose of Tobrex Eye Drop include redness of eyes, increasing watering of eyes, and itching...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed instilling a dose of Tobrex 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...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Tobrex Eye Drop cause diarrhoea?

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

Q: Can Tobrex Eye Drop cause a headache?

A: No, Tobrex Eye Drop does not cause a headache.

Q: What is the use of Tobrex Eye Drop?

A: Tobrex Eye Drop is used to treat external bacterial infections of the eye.
Product Details
Brand
TOBREX

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ContainsTobramycin(0.3 %)
UsesBacterial eye infections
Side effectsRedness of eyes, itching and swelling of eyelids
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:12 PM (IST)
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