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Tobacin is an antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial eye infections.  It works by killing or slowing the growth of certain types of bacteria.

Drug information on Tobacin (Tobramycin Ophthalmic) from Aristo Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


Aristo Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Tobramycin Ophthalmic
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Medical Condition(s) for which Tobacin may be prescribed

Side effects of Tobacin

Tearing, itching and swelling of the eyelid, temporary blurred vision and redness of the eye.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Ophthalmic- As 0.3% solution: Instill 1-2 drops 4 hourly; Severe: Instill 2 drops hourly.

How to use Tobacin?

It comes as eye drops and ointment to instill over the affected eyes as directed by your physician.

When is Tobacin not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Tobacin

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

• Remove your contact lenses while using this medication. Wait for atleast 15 minutes after using this medication to wear the lenses.

• It may cause blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Tobacin

It should not be used in children.
Avoid excess and long-term use of this medication.

Storage Conditions for Tobacin

Store it at room temperature, away from heat or under refrigeration.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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