Toba eye drop - 0.3 % -5 ML (an aminoglycoside antibiotic) is prescribed for the treatment of bacterial eye infections like staphylococci or conjunctivitis.This drug is also prescribed for cystic fibrosis and Tobramycin.It can also be used in the treatment of infections of urinary tract, stomach, skin, brain, blood, and spinal cord.
Composition: Toba eye drop - 0.3 % -5 ML is constituted of Tobramycin as an active ingredient which works by disrupting the cell envelope.
How does it work: This antibiotic drug works by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins and killing bacteria. The proteins are usually required by bacterias to perform vital functions.This medicine makes the immune system of the body to fight naturally against infections.
How to use this ? Patients can use this medicine directly to the eye 3 to 4 times per day or as directed by a doctor. You must consult with your doctor about the correct dosage and duration.Follow the proper course of the medication since early stoppage of this medicine can lead to infection relapse.You must remember that Toba eye drop - 0.3 % is effective for treating only bacterial infections not fungal or infections caused by viruses.
Side Effects: Some of the major and minor side - effects of Toba eye drop - 0.3 % -ringing or buzzing in the ear, Increased ocular pressure, Delayed healing of wounds, hearing loss, nosebleed, headache, Eye tenderness or discomfort, eyelid itching, hypersensitivity, swelling, fever, voice hoarseness, unusual tiredness, difficulty in breathing, neuromuscular blockade etc.
Precautions and Warning: Inform your health specialist if you have glaucoma or any other infections in your eye since this drug can increase ocular pressure and deteriorate your symptoms. If you face allergic reactions like - chest tightness, swelling, skin hives/ rashes, difficulty in breathing, go for an emergency medical check - up. If you are pregnant, planning to conceive, breastfeeding, using any herbal medications / supplements, or having any medical history, consult with your doctor before start using it.