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    Toba Information

    Toba is a prescription drug, available for use as Drops. It is primarily used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections. The alternative uses of Toba have also been explained below.

    The correct dosage of Toba depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Toba have been listed ahead. These side effects of Toba are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Toba is Severe for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Toba's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease must refrain from the use of Toba since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Toba are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug reaction of Toba with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Toba is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Toba Benefits & Uses

    Toba is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Toba Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Eyelid Inflammation
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
    • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
    • Frequency: 4 hourly
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Eyelid Inflammation
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
    • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
    • Frequency: 4 hourly
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Eyelid Inflammation
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
    • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
    • Frequency: 4 hourly
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Eyelid Inflammation
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
    • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
    • Frequency: 4 hourly
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Infant (1 month to 2 years)
    • Disease: Eyelid Inflammation
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
    • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
    • Frequency: 4 hourly
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Above 2 months old can take

    Toba Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Toba safe for pregnant women?


      Toba has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Toba without medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Toba safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Toba. If you see any side effects, stop taking Toba immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Toba again, only after your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Toba on the Kidneys?


      Toba rarely harms the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Toba on the Liver?


      Toba is completely safe for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Toba on the Heart?


      Toba is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Toba with Other Drugs

    Toba should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Toba Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Toba unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Toba

    • Is this Toba habit forming or addictive?


      Toba is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Toba since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Toba is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      There is no benefit of taking Toba for mental disorders.

      No

    Toba Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Toba


      Taking Toba with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Toba


      No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Toba with alcohol will be.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Toba

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Toba work?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    Toba is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It works by stopping the production of proteins that bacteria need to survive. Hence in this way, Toba prevents us from bacterial infections.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Toba cause burn?

    Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

    No, Toba does not cause burn but it has been reported to cause a burning sensation and it is a common side effect of this medicine. However, if you are experiencing a burning sensation after taking this drug, then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Toba cause yeast infection?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    No, Toba itself does not cause a yeast infection. There are no reports of yeast infection among patients who used this medicine.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Toba cause hearing loss or deafness?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Yes, Toba has been reported to cause hearing loss or deafness. It is a common side effect of this medicine. If you experience hearing loss or deafness after consuming or applying for this medicine, then consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 5 years ago

    What is Toba?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Toba is the brand name of tobramycin. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs called aminoglycoside antibiotics. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is used for treating bacterial infections of skin and eye. It is also used to treat hepatic encephalopathy.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tobramycin

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 749

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 136-141



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