- ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS
- OPHTHALMOLOGICAL DRUGS
- Pharmaceutical Form : Eye Drops
- Composition : Tobramycin 3 mg/ 1 ml
- Active Substance : Tobramycin
Tobramycin is considered a broad spectrum antibiotic for the topical treatment of the external ocular
It belong to the aminoglucosides group which have an active action against negative and positive grams
organisms which cause the ocular diseases .
Tobramed is indicated for the treatment of the external ocular infections and its adnexa caused by some
sensitive bacteria .
Contra indications :
It is not indicated to the individuals who have hypersensitivity to Tobramycin .
Drug interactions :
Care should be exercised when tobramycin is given to patients receiving other drugs with neuromuscular blocking activity or which are ototoxic .
Tobramycine and carbenicillin have been repoted to have an enhanced effect .
The two antibiotics should be administered separately when both are required .
Pergnancy and lactation :
pregnancy ( category B ) : Tobramed should be taken only if clearly needed .
Tobramed should not be used during lactation .
Avoid touch any surface with the ointment tube head or dropper head .
The topical use of amino glucosides may cause sensitivity in some patients , treatment must be stopped
immediately if any sensitive reactions occurs .
Prolonged use of this preparation may cause growth of non sensitive organisms sush as fungi .
Side effects :
Pruritus, irritation, eyelids inflation , erythema of conjunctiva , and lacrimation .
Usage & Administration :
Ophthalmic solution :
( 1 – 2 ) drops in the eye every 4 hours .
In acute infections : 2 drops every one hours until improvement .
Ophthalmic Oint :
Applied ( 2 – 3 ) times daily .
In acute infections it is applied each ( 3 – 4 ) hours until improvement .
Storage conditions : Store up to 30°C.
Ophthalmic solution : bottle 10 ml.
Ophthalmic ointment : Tube contains 5 g .