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Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction

Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye or ear. It stops the growth of the bacteria.

Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops is to be used only in the affected eye or ear in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. 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.

The most common side effects include burning sensation at the application site. If this side effect persists for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication.  It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine in the eye as it may cause blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops

Side effects of Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops

Common
  • Application site irritation

How to use Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops works

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

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops 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
Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Tobramed D Eye/Ear Drops is used for the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film, two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. 
  • Do not apply it to broken skin and avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth. 
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • It may cause temporary burning, itching or a redness at application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.
  • Inform your doctor if your skin problem hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.

Patient Concerns

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It can be wax or fluid. Consult an ENT specialist for proper clinical examination
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visit ent specialist near you for proper examination and wax removal
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References
  1. Bell Pharma. Tobazon Eye Drops (Tobramycin + Socdium Chloride + Benzalkonium Chloride Solution + Sterile Aqueous Base). [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Dexamethasone + Tobramycin. 2016. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Dexamethasone + Tobramycin. 2019. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Medscape. Dexamethasone + Tobramycin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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