Tobracin Eye Drop

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Tobracin Eye Drop
Tobracin Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.
Tobracin Eye Drop side effects
Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation
How to use Tobracin 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 Tobracin Eye Drop works
Tobracin 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.
Tobracin Eye Drop related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tobracin 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
Tobracin 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
Tobracin 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 Tobracin Eye Drop?
If you miss a dose of Tobracin Eye Drop, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tobracin Eye Drop
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Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Tobracin 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. 
  • Tobracin 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tobracin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Heptavir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zidohope
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Albapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Torsevent
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Durapen
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tenvir AF
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vistovanc
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
SERIOUS

User Feedback


FAQs

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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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