Toba Eye Drops (Tobramycin)
What is Toba Eye Drops (Tobramycin) used for?
Toba Eye Drops (Tobramycin) are used in the treatment of eye infections. The active ingredient in these eye drops is a type of antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacteria that cause infections from growing. However, this product is only suitable for treating bacterial eye infections, and cannot be used to treat other types of infection.
How should I use Toba Eye Drops (Tobramycin)?
Patients who are using Toba Eye Drops (Tobramycin) to treat bacterial infections of the eye should apply them directly to the eyes. Adult patients are sometimes directed to apply these eye drops every 4 to 8 hours, usually 2 to 4 times per day. However, you should always consult your physician before using this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed, and never exceed the recommended dosage.
What are the side effects of Toba Eye Drops (Tobramycin)?
Toba Eye Drops (Tobramycin) may cause some side effects, such as:
It is important to note that immediate medical attention is required if any of these side effects worsen, or if other more serious side effects occur.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Toba Eye Drops (Tobramycin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
If you use this medication for a prolonged period of time, you may be at risk of developing a new infection. Only use this medication for the period of time for which it has been prescribed.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.