Tobradex Eye Ointment

Formulation : Eye Ointment
Dosage : 0.3/0.1%
Quantity : 3.5g
Prescription Required
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Description

Tobradex eye drops are used to prevent and reduce inflammation in the eye.  Tobradex eye drops contain an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections, and a steroid used to treat the swelling associated with bacterial infections in the eye.

Store Tobradex eye drops at room temperature away from moisture or heat.  Remember to keep the bottle properly capped.

Do not touch the dropper to any surface including your eyes, face, and hands.  The dropper is sterile – if it becomes contaminated it may cause an infection in the eye.  Ask your doctor if it is okay to weat contact lenses while using Tobradex eye drops. After using Tobradex, wait at least 15 minutes before inserting contact lenses.   Before using Tobradex, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications, especially an oral steroid medication.

Tobradex may caused blurred vision.  Use caution when driving, operating machines, or performing other hazardous tasks while using Tobradex.  If you miss a dose of Tobradex eye drops, apply the missed dose as soon as you remember.  If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.  Do not take a double dose of this medication.

Patient Family Information  : Use as directed by a doctor.  Consult your pharmacist if you have any questions.  Always wash your hands before applying Tobradex eye drops.  Shake the bottle gently before tilting your head back and slightly pulling down on your lower eyelid.  Position the dropper above the eye and squeeze a drop out.  Close your eye and apply pressure to the inner corner of your eye to stoop the fluid from draining out.

Do not use Tobradex if you have a viral or fungal infection in your eye.  Do not use Tobradex without first informing your doctor if you are pregnant.  Do not use Tobradex if you are using other eye drops or medications.

Sever Side Effects : Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Serious side effects include eye pain, vision changes, discharge and swelling, rash, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

Less serious side effects may include: burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, swelling around the eyes or sensitivity to light.

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Additional information

drugcatalogueid

1524

drugname

Tobradex Eye Ointment

scientificname

Tobramycin/Dexamethasone

linkname

Tobradex Eye Ointment

alternatename

Tobradex Eye Ointment

strength

0.3/0.1%

ovsqty

3.5g

quantity

3.5g

formulation

Eye Ointment

manufacturer

Alcon Laboratories

suppliername

CDN Supplier #1

overseas

CDN

country

Canada

isforsale

1

isnotcontrolleddrug

1

drugstatusid

1

drugstatus

On Sale

drugstatusdetail

On Sale

indication

Tobradex eye drops are used to prevent and reduce inflammation in the eye.  Tobradex eye drops contain an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections, and a steroid used to treat the swelling associated with bacterial infections in the eye. 

storage

Store Tobradex eye drops at room temperature away from moisture or heat.  Remember to keep the bottle properly capped.

precautions

Do not touch the dropper to any surface including your eyes, face, and hands.  The dropper is sterile – if it becomes contaminated it may cause an infection in the eye.  Ask your doctor if it is okay to weat contact lenses while using Tobradex eye drops. After using Tobradex, wait at least 15 minutes before inserting contact lenses.   Before using Tobradex, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications, especially an oral steroid medication. 

warnings

Tobradex may caused blurred vision.  Use caution when driving, operating machines, or performing other hazardous tasks while using Tobradex.  If you miss a dose of Tobradex eye drops, apply the missed dose as soon as you remember.  If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.  Do not take a double dose of this medication. 

patientfamilyinfo

Use as directed by a doctor.  Consult your pharmacist if you have any questions.  Always wash your hands before applying Tobradex eye drops.  Shake the bottle gently before tilting your head back and slightly pulling down on your lower eyelid.  Position the dropper above the eye and squeeze a drop out.  Close your eye and apply pressure to the inner corner of your eye to stoop the fluid from draining out. 

contraindication

Do not use Tobradex if you have a viral or fungal infection in your eye.  Do not use Tobradex without first informing your doctor if you are pregnant.  Do not use Tobradex if you are using other eye drops or medications.

severesideeff

Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

commonsideeff

Serious side effects include eye pain, vision changes, discharge and swelling, rash, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

othersideeff

Less serious side effects may include: burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, swelling around the eyes or sensitivity to light.