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Tobramycin Ophthalmic Solution Usp 0 3 For Dogs
Eye drop use: This is a commonly used eye drop when used for susceptible bacterial pink eye only if and only if a person has no allergy to it or the preservative used in the solution. ...Read more
Probably yes: Tobramycin ophthalmic solution 0.3% is a fairly common eye drop, or at least used to be. If it is a veterinary preparation, it should probably not be used in humans. That said, it is probably the same drop. In general, it is not a good idea to self diagnose and treat. Please see a competent eye care professional, and get an evaluation! ...Read more
Tobramycin ophthalmic solution eye drops, is it safe to use while breastfeeding? And also is it safe for ten month old baby to use?
Yes, and yes: It is a prescription medicine, so don't use it unless prescribed, best wishes ...Read more
Can I used tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) eye drops for my 3 days old baby who may have inflammation in eye. I am wondering how to use it (how many times and how many drops?
Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone): I like to use non steroid drops in the eye. I like the plan tobramycin drops. Call the on call pediatrician to get a prescription. Use one to two drops i each eye three times a day. The eye does not have to be open for the drops to get in. Just put the drop in the middle corner or the eye and when the child opens the eye, it will go in no problem. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: If you have been placed on these eye medications, it is possible that there is a surface problem on your eye for which wearing contact lenses might be harmful or dangerous. Clear this with your treating ophthalmologist (you are seeing a real doctor — an eye md or ophthalmologist/ rather than an optometrist for these type of drugs)? ...Read more
Exactly...: As many as your doctor tells you to. Don't mess with eyes. If your doctor tells you to use a certain treatment for a certain number of days..... Then do it. ...Read more
If it was prescribed: For him by his pediatrician or pediatric ophthalmologist, yes. If it was prescribed for someone else, no, because of risk of cross-contamination. ...Read more
While: Ophthalmic solution might be substituted there is an otic solution that is designed for some types of ear infections. Ofloxacin otic may be used for treatment of Otitis Externa, Acute Otitis Media in children with tympanostomy tubes and Chronic Supporative Otitis Media with perforated Ear drum (with susceptible microorganisms). ...Read more
Kitten scratched my eyeball. Is it safe to use polymyxinB sulfate trimethoprim ophthalmic solution USP to make sure no infection.?
Should be: Again, should be safe unless you have an allergy. This type of injury should be seen by an eye MD. The antibiotic drops treat only bacteria that are susceptible to them, so it certainly is not a guarantee. There are bacteria resistant to each antibiotic. Also, fungal infections are not treated with antibiotics; they have their own special medicines. ...Read more
2 things: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) (which is tobramyecin and Dexamethasone combined) is an antibiotic / steroid combination. It is used to treat infections and associated inflammation (eg certain corneal infiltrates) or it can be used to treat inflammation only and prevent a secondary infection (pingueculitis, episcleritis etc). ...Read more
Does tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) ophthalmic ointment effective after expiration date?
Maybe: After the expiration date, the effectiveness diminishes. It is best not to use an expired medication. ...Read more
Yes: They're different. However, no guarantee there won't be another allergy. ...Read more
Eye infection: This is a commonly used combination when infection of the eyes is suspected or infection of the lids (blepharitis) is detected. It is an effective combination, now in less expensive generic formulation, and useful for appropriate cases. Your ophthalmologist can determine if this is likely to help. ...Read more
Following the use of tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic eye drop can I put contacts in, what to do?
Scratched my cornea 10 days ago. Went to dr and on tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic drops. Eye no longer hurts or red but vision still blurry?
Blurred vision after: Treatment with ophthalmic drops can occur from the cornea becoming dry or irritated. Sometimes the preservatives in the solution can cause dryness that blurs the vision. On the other hand, an infection of the cornea can infrequently cause blurred vision without discomfort as well. Since you were treated that is unlikely but a phone call to your doctor for conformation would be prudent. ...Read more
I have eye infection. Just like sore eyes with high fever, can I let her use tobramycin / dexamethasone ophthalmic drops. What to do?
No: I don't recommend treating others without consulting a doctor. ...Read more
None : Pink eye is viral or bacterial. The screen shot from wills eye manual reveals recommended antibiotics for bacterial conjunctivitis, tobramycin (aminoglycoside) not there. Viral conjuctivitis usually not serious and antibacterials not useful. The antibiotic tobramycin is not the recommended to treat the most common bacteria to infect the eye, strep and staph (gram positive). ...Read more
No: They should not cause any side effects. Call the doctor who prescribed them. ...Read more
Nope: Never heard such a thing. Stop smoking pot! ...Read more
Tobrex (tobramycin): Chlorampenical carries a small risk of blood dyscrasia whereas tobrex (tobramycin) has almost no side effects. If you have had an infection diagnosed, your ophthalmologist (not an optometrist I hope!) will prescribe the appropriate eyedrop. Chloramphenicol is practically unavailable in the usa and so you would have to what several days for the pharmacy to order it. ...Read more