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Tobramycin + Fluorometholone

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Tobramycin + Fluorometholone Uses

Tobramycin+Fluorometholone is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

How Tobramycin + Fluorometholone works

Tobramycin + Fluorometholone is a combination of two medicines: Tobramycin and Fluorometholone. Tobramycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth 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 affected area red, swollen and itchy.

Common side effects of Tobramycin + Fluorometholone

Eye irritation, Eye discomfort
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Available Medicine for Tobramycin + Fluorometholone

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Nebracin FSunways India Pvt Ltd
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Obra FSyntho Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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Expert advice for Tobramycin + Fluorometholone

  • Tobramycin + Fluorometholone 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.

Frequently asked questions for Tobramycin + Fluorometholone

Tobramycin + Fluorometholone

Q. How to use Tobramycin+Fluorometholone?

Wash your hands before using Tobramycin+Fluorometholone to avoid contamination, and do not touch the tip of a dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using the Tobramycin+Fluorometholone. For using Tobramycin+Fluorometholone 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 Tobramycin+Fluorometholone when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Tobramycin+Fluorometholone 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 Tobramycin+Fluorometholone cause blurry vision?

Tobramycin+Fluorometholone can make your eyes blurred for a short period of time. Avoid driving or operating machinery just after using Tobramycin+Fluorometholone.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Tobramycin+Fluorometholone?

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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