Tobastar F Eye Drop

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Introduction

Tobastar F Eye Drop is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye infections. It kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing bacteria. This way it relieves the symptoms and speeds up the healing process.

Tobastar F Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Use it in the exact dose and duration as advised by the doctor or as instructed in the label. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Complete your dose even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may bring back the infection.

Use of this medicine may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Tobastar F Eye Drop

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Tobastar F Eye Drop

In Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Tobastar F Eye Drop is used to treat bacterial infection of the eyes such as conjunctivitis or pink eye. It stops the growth of bacteria causing infection and helps relieve pain, swelling, redness, itching or irritation in the eyes. Use it 2-3 times a day for atleast a week or as prescribed by the doctor. Your symptoms might improve after using Tobastar F Eye Drop. However, make sure to complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Tobastar F Eye Drop

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 Tobastar F

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Blurred vision

How to use Tobastar F Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 the extra liquid.

How Tobastar F Eye Drop works

Tobastar F Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Tobramycin and Fluorometholone. Tobramycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Fluorometholone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tobastar F Eye Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
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Information regarding the use of Tobastar F Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tobastar F Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Tobastar F Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Tobastar F Eye Drop, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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FAQs

Q. How to use Tobastar F Eye Drop?

Wash your hands before using Tobastar F Eye Drop to avoid contamination, and do not touch the tip of a dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using the Tobastar F Eye Drop. For using Tobastar F Eye Drop tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch and place a drop of this medicine in the pouch.

Q. Can I stop using Tobastar F Eye Drop when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Tobastar F Eye Drop and finish the full course of treatment. Your symptoms may improve and you may start to feel better before the infection is completely cleared. Take your medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Tobastar F Eye Drop cause blurry vision?

Tobastar F Eye Drop can make your eyes blurred for a short period of time. Avoid driving or operating machinery just after using Tobastar F Eye Drop.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Tobastar F Eye Drop?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.

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References

  1. MedIndia. Fluorometholone + Tobramycin. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Tobramycin. Camberley: Novartis Pharmaceuticals; 2001 [revised 26 Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019 (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Fluorometholone. Marlow: Allergan Limited; 2003 [revised Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: August, 2022

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