Obra Eye Ointment

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Introduction

Obra Eye Ointment is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the eye (e.g., conjunctivitis) and the eyelids (e.g., blepharitis). It may also help to prevent an infection after an eye injury or surgery.

Obra Eye Ointment stops the growth of bacteria and thereby helps to cure the underlying infection. Follow your doctor’s instructions precisely for administering this medicine in the eye. Wait for at least 5 minutes before applying any other eye medication. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

It is a broad-spectrum type of antibiotic effective in killing many types of bacteria. However, it will not work for other types of eye infections (e.g., viral) and therefore, should only be used if prescribed by your doctor. Unnecessary use of any antibiotic can lead to a decrease in its effectiveness in the future.

Common side effects seen with this medicine include temporary eye irritation, burning sensation, itching, and redness after administration. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. It may cause some short-term blurring of vision when first used. Therefore, do not drive immediately after administering this medicine. Contact lenses should not be worn while you are using this medicine or while you have an active eye infection.

Uses of Obra Eye Ointment

  • Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Obra Eye Ointment

In Bacterial eye infections

Obra Eye Ointment is an antibiotic medicine. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching or soreness caused due to eye infections. The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Obra Eye Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Obra

  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Eye redness
  • Eye itching

How to use Obra Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Obra Eye Ointment works

Obra Eye Ointment 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Obra Eye Ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Obra Eye Ointment is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Obra Eye Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Obra Eye Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Obra Eye Ointment, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Obra Eye Ointment to treat bacterial infections of the eye. 
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. 
  • Obra Eye Ointment 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS
Action Class
Aminoglycosides

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Obra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Frequently her eyes are inflamating and swelled and redish , pain with that pain no seeping at present we are no used any drugs for this ple
Dr. Amit Basia
Ophthalmology
use vigamox eye drops 4 times per day , obra eye ointment 2 times per day , lubrifresh eye drops 4 times per day. show to eye doctor
sticky eye lids, burning sensation while looking at computers n mobile phone, swelling of eyelids in morning, white white crystal like secretions disposition in eyelids.
Dr. Amit Basia
Ophthalmology
use soft visc eyed rops 3 times per day , obra eye oint ment 2 times per day, for 2 weeks
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FAQs

Q. Does Obra Eye Ointment have a steroid in it?

No, Obra Eye Ointment alone does not have steroid in it. It is an antibiotic, which means that it is effective against bacterial infections. It is not effective against viral or fungal infections and hence should not be used in these kind of infections. Obra Eye Ointment may be combined with a steroid like dexamethasone.

Q. What bacteria does Obra Eye Ointment kill?

Obra Eye Ointment is effective against a wide range of bacteria. It is important that Obra Eye Ointment should be used only against susceptible bacteria. A whole gamut of bacteria which can be killed by Obra Eye Ointment include S. Aureus and S. epidermidis, some species of Streptococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter aerogenes, Proteus mirabilis, Morganella morganii, most Proteus vulgaris strains, Haemophilus influenzae and H. aegyptius, Moraxella lacunata, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, and some Neisseria species. Your doctor will evaluate whether this medicine is suitable for your condition.

Q. How long should you use Obra Eye Ointment?

The doctor will decide the duration of treatment which will depend on the severity of infection. For instance, if you have mild to moderate eye infection, your doctor will advise 1-2 eye drops, 4 times a day, usually. In severe infections you may be prescribed 2 drops every hour. Do not use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor. You should use it exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

Q. How should Obra Eye Ointment be used?

You should wash your hands before using the eye drops. Avoid touching the dropper tip against your eye or anywhere else. Tilt your head slightly and instil one drop. Close your eyes for 2 or 3 minutes with your head tipped down, avoid blinking or squinting. Gently press your finger to the inside corner of the eye for about 1 minute, to keep the liquid from draining into your tear duct. If you use more than one drop, wait about 5 minutes between the drops. Wait at least 10 minutes before using any other eye drops your doctor has prescribed.

Q. Is Obra Eye Ointment effective?

Obra Eye Ointment is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Obra Eye Ointment too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Obra Eye Ointment?

If you forget a dose of Obra Eye Ointment, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects. Try not to skip a dose at all.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, Obra Eye Ointment should be taken in the recommended dose only. Overdose of Obra Eye Ointment can increase the risks of side effects. If you experience an increase in the severity of your symptoms during the treatment, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Obra Eye Ointment?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform the doctor if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Obra Eye Ointment when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Obra Eye Ointment without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

Q. Is Obra Eye Ointment safe?

Obra Eye Ointment is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: June, 2022

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