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Appatoba Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Appatoba Eye Drop

Bacterial eye infections
MRP
34.5
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Appatoba Eye Drop

Uses of Appatoba Eye Drop

Appatoba Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Appatoba Eye Drop side effects

Common

Side Effects of Appatoba are Eye irritation, Burning sensation.

How to use Appatoba Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Appatoba Eye Drop works

Appatoba Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This treats your eye infection.

In Depth Information on Appatoba Eye Drop

Expert advice for Appatoba Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Appatoba Eye Drop to treat bacterial infections of the eye. 
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. 
  • Appatoba Eye Drop may cause damage to cornea on long-term use. 
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop. 
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. 
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer. 
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Appatoba Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Appatoba Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Appatoba Eye Drop is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Appatoba Eye Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Appatoba Eye Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Appatoba Eye Drop?uses

If you miss a dose of Appatoba Eye Drop, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Appatoba Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Tobramycin

Q. Is tobramycin a sulfa drug or penicillin antibiotic?
No. Tobramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat Pseudomonas infections and other serious infections in patients (6 years and older) with cystic fibrosis
Q. Does tobramycin treat styes, Pseudomonas, pink eye, staphylococcus and methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Tobramycin/dexamethasone combination can be used to cure pink eye and styes, which are superficial eye and eyelid infections. Tobramycin treats Pseudomonas infections however it is not drug of choice in the treatment of staphylococcus or MRSA
Q. Is tobramycin safe for infants?
No. Due to high propensity for kidney and internal ear damage, tobramycin shouldn't be given to infants
Q. Is tobramycin over the counter?
No. Tobramycin belongs to schedule H and can be obtained only on production of valid prescription
Q. Is tobramycin the same as ofloxacin?
No. Tobramycin and Ofloxacin belong to different class of antibiotics, and are used to treat different sets of infections.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Appatoba with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Appatoba with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Appatoba with Tenofovir Alafenamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF, Tentide AF, Tafnat, Hepbest
Appatoba with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno, Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof, Tentide, Tenohep, Tenvir, Tavin
Appatoba with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Aredia, Bonapam, Cedroin, Pamidro
Appatoba with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude
Appatoba with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Appatoba with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen, Benzathine, Penidure, Pencom
Appatoba with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin, Zvd, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir
Appatoba with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Appatoba with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Appatoba with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Cardisip, Digon, Cardioxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin
Appatoba with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Appatoba with Alendronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Rafomax, Alenfos, Restofos
Appatoba with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical
Appatoba with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lami, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam, Hivir
Appatoba with Minodronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Appatoba with Indomethacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Artid, Indopar, Ducaine, Artilup, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin, Indocid, Artisid, Indocap
Appatoba with Ibandronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ibandronic Acid: Bondria, Bonrise, Flurish, Bonimet, Iban Plus, Bonviva, Gemidro, Monthiba, Aldrosis, Bonvid
Appatoba with Procaine Penicillin G
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Procaine Penicillin G: Albapam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin G / Benzylpenicillin: Sodicillin, Bistrepen, Fort.Proc.Pen, Longacillin, Pentids, Benzylpenicillin, Procaine, P.P.F, Pencip, Bpg
Appatoba with Torasemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Torsevent, Uromide, Torstar, Vrochitor, Solimade, Tormis, Torvigress, TOR, Meltor, Torvel
Appatoba with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Appatoba with Vancomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vancomycin: Vistovanc, Vancocare, Vancogram, Vanolac CP, Vanlee, Helvance, Vanmax, Vanking, Vancogen, Vantox CP
Appatoba with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Appatoba with Zoledronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zoledronic acid: Zolespan, Zolecare, Zyfoss, Zoletrust, Zyclastin, Zolephos, Osteomet, Rokfos, Zoldria, Natzold
Appatoba with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Dronate, Etifem, Disonate
Appatoba with Amphotericin B
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amphotericin B: Hospicin B, Amphocil, Fungsome, Ampholyn, Amtericin, Ambisome, Amphonex, Amphomul, Amphotin Lip, Envocin
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