Buy Tobrex Ointment for patients experiencing bacterial infection in their eye/s. With the generic name tobramycin ophthalmic ointment, this medication is an antibiotic which is used to treat some symptoms caused by bacterial infection in the eyes including discomfort, eye burning, itching, tearing, and eyelid twitching or swelling.
What makes a good candidate?
This medication is best used by patients that experience discomfort and pain because of a bacterial infection in their eyes.
Areas Treated with Tobrex Ointment
This solution targets the eyes.
How does Tobrex Ointment work?
Tobrex Ointment is a topical sterile ophthalmic formulation made specifically for treating external ophthalmic bacterial infections. Tobramycin is an antibiotic, and each gram of Tobrex Ointment contains 0.3% of this active medication, as well as chlorobutanol as a preservative, and inactive mineral oil and white petrolatum. Tobramycin is also an aminoglycoside antibiotic that is water soluble and active against a large number of gram-negative and gram-positive ophthalmic pathogens. It slows down or stops the growth of the bacteria causing the symptoms.
Patient needs to ensure that their hands are clean or sanitized before applying this medication properly. The tip of the tube should not touch the eye, or any other surface of the body. The patient should tilt their head back, look up, and then pull down the lower eyelid of the affected eye/s. Around ½ inch ribbon of the ointment should be placed on each affected eye, and then the patient must close their eyes for 2 to 3 minutes. The eye should not be rubbed. The patient should not use medication with contact lenses on, and the lenses should be put back in after 15 minutes have passed after application.
How long does Tobrex Ointment last?
The medication should be repeated as often and for as long as the doctor recommends. the bottle should only be kept until four weeks after it was opened. For mild to moderate symptoms, a half-inch ribbon of the ointment is recommended to be applied two or three times a day. For severe cases, the same amount should be applied every three to four hours until there is improvement, and then the treatment is reduced, then finally discontinued.
Any patients who have demonstrated hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in Tobrex Ointment, or any of its components. If a missed dose were to happen, the patient should not double-dose to make up for it. Those patients with allergies similar to antibiotics like amikacin, gentamicin, kanamycin, streptomycin, vancomycin, and neomycin, should also consult their doctor before using this medication. This product should only be used by pregnant women when clearly needed, and should not be used by lactating mothers.
Other Side Effects
Less serious possible side effects of Tobrex Ointment are:
- Slight itching or redness
- Mild burning, irritation, or stinging
- Itchy or puffy eyelids
- Extra sensitivity to light
- Blurred vision
Serious side effects of this medicine include:
- Severe burning, stinging, or irritation
- Eye swelling, severe discomfort, redness
For a complete list of possible side-effects please consult the included package insert.
Patients should not use any contact lenses that have not been approved by the doctor. No other eye medication should be used unless cleared by the doctor either. Patient should also avoid driving or any activity that requires being able to see clearly when making use of this medication.
Cost of Tobrex Ointment
Tobrex Ointment on average costs $111 for 3.5g of ointment.
Tobrex has proven to be extremely effective at treating the symptoms of bacterial infection, not just reducing the symptoms and providing temporary relief, but will actually tackle the root cause of the pain and discomfort until the ailment is gone.
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