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Tobradex

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Tobradex

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Dexamethasone, Tobramycin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Tobradex Information

Tobradex Benefits & Uses

Tobradex is used to treat the following -

Tobradex 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.

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Ingredients of Tobradex

Dexamethasone
Tobramycin

Tobradex Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Tobradex is used -

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Bone degradation
  3. Skin scar
  4. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  5. Cataract Moderate
  6. Skin irritation
  7. Allergic reaction
  8. Edema Severe
  9. Dryness
  10. Itching or burning
  11. Adrenal insufficiency
  12. Blurred vision
  13. Pelvic Pain
  14. Bone Fracture
  15. Bradycardia
  16. Visual Disturbance
  17. Hypertension
  18. Memory problems
  19. Conjunctivitis Moderate
  20. Dizziness Mild
  21. Fever Mild
  22. Loss of appetite
  23. Nausea or vomiting
  24. Rash
  25. Back Pain Mild
  26. Chest Pain Moderate
  27. Cough Mild
  28. Headache Mild
  29. Ringing in ears
  30. Weakness
  31. Erythema
  32. Wheezing Severe
  33. Diarrhoea
  34. Throat Irritation
  35. Abdominal Pain Mild

Tobradex Related Warnings

Is the use of Tobradex safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Tobradex should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.

Is the use of Tobradex safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can feel side effects of Tobradex. Stop taking Tobradex immediately if you see any side effects. Talk to your doctor after that and take it again only based on your doctor's advice.

What is the effect of Tobradex on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Tobradex rarely affect the [Organ].

What is the effect of Tobradex on the Liver?

Tobradex is completely safe for [Organ].

What is the effect of Tobradex on the Heart?

Tobradex is not harmful for [Organ].

Severe Interaction of Tobradex with Other Drugs

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

Tobradex Contraindications

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

  1. Infections
  2. Allergy
  3. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  4. Tuberculosis (TB)
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Heart Disease
  7. Osteoporosis
  8. Depression
  9. Cataract
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Diabetes
  12. Drug Allergies
  13. Kidney Disease
  14. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  15. Parkinson's Disease
  16. Ulcerative Colitis

Frequently asked Questions about Tobradex

Is this Tobradex habit forming or addictive?

No, Tobradex is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

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

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Tobradex only as per medical advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Tobradex is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

Tobradex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Tobradex

Taking Tobradex with food does not harm your health.

Interaction between Alcohol and Tobradex

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Tobradex and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

Tobradex से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Tobradex?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS, General Physician

This Tobradex is a brand name of dexamethasone. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medicine called steroids more precisely (corticosteroid). It comes in form of tablet, solution, injection and topical cream. It has potent anti-inflammatory properties. It is used in the treatment of inflammatory joint diseases, multiple sclerosis, inflammation, allergic conditions, and adrenal insufficiency. It is also used to diagnose Cushing's syndrome.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Tobradex cause weight gain?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetology

Yes, use of Tobradex for long-term can result in weight gain due to increased appetite and fluid retention which causes weight gain in the patient, if the drug is taken in form of a tablet.

सवाल 9 months पहले

Can Tobradex raise blood sugar?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Tobradex can raise blood sugar in diabetic patients. It raises blood sugar level by increasing the glucose production in the body and decreasing the effect of insulin which is produced by the pancreas. However, it is best to consult your doctor if you have diabetes while taking it.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to use Tobradex?

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Tobradex comes as a tablet and solution and it should be taken by mouth once daily or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with hypertension (BP), ulcerative colitis, osteoporosis, glaucoma, diabetes, and peptic ulcer. Your doctor may tell you to follow low-salt, potassium-rich, or high-protein diet if you are taking Tobradex.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can I take Tobradex with phenylephrine?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Tobradex can be taken with phenylephrine. No harmful drug interactions have been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort or unpleasant effects after taking this drug to inform your doctor immediately.

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