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Tromacyn 0.3 % Drops

Manufactured byIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsTobramycin
Description

Tromacyn 0.3 % Drops is an antibiotic that is used to treat eye infections such as conjunctivitis caused by susceptible bacterial species.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tromacyn 0.3 % Drops

  • Itching eyes
  • Eye redness
  • Eye discomfort
  • Vision disturbances
  • Discharge from eyes

Uses of Tromacyn 0.3 % Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to tobramycin, any other aminoglycosides, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Drug-resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of developing bacteria that is drug-resistant.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 2 months of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Contact lens

Usage of contact lenses is not recommended in patients suffering from an eye infection.

Driving or operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision in some patients. If you experience blurred vision during treatment with this medicine, it is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery until your vision is clear.

Contamination

Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface since this may lead to contamination by bacteria. Patients are advised to take all hygienic precautions to ensure that the medicine is not contaminated.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not administer a double dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine kills the bacteria by blocking the production of certain proteins that are required for their growth.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Aminoglycosides, Ophthalmic anti-infectives

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682660.html

Tobramycin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 21 July 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00684

[Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2019 [cited 6 November 2019]. Available from:

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/050541s024lbl.pdf

[Internet]. Www3.betterhealth.vic.gov.au. 2019 [cited 6 November 2019]. Available from:

http://www3.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcmed.nsf/pages/CMI9897/$File/CMI9897.pdf
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Information on this page was last updated on 17 Jan 2020

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