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Tobramycin side effects "prolonged or overuse can lead to eye problems such as fungal infections, risk of glaucoma and cataracts". Define prolonged?
Can you tell me about how long it takes for someone using nebulized tobramycin to begin losing their hearing?
This is not time : Dependent but dose dependent. Your persrcibing doctor should keep tract of the doseage. ...Read more
Eye infection: This is an antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye such as conjunctivitis or keratitis. It is an older antibiotic and has more surface toxicity than the newer fluoroquinolone antibiotics. It typically kills gram negative bacteria better than gram positive bacteria. ...Read more
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
Using tobramycin opthalmic solution and after 3 times of drops my eyes are very puffy and the whites of my eyes are watery clear. Is this normal?
Allergic reaction?: You might have been give tobramycin (antibiotics) ophthalmic solution drops for possible infection. Puffiness could be due to possible infection or the result of allergic reaction to the applied drops. If the symptoms get worse you should let your prescribing ophthalmologist know who may consider changing the antibiotics drops if the need persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ophthalmic?: Tobramycin comes in injectable forms for intramuscular and intravenous usage. It is also available in an ophthalmic preparation for ocular infections. I presume you are asking about the eye medication formulation. Typically it is used one drop to affected eye(s) 4 times/day for 7 to 10 days then stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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