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Tobrex Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Tobrex is an antibiotic applied to the eye to treat bacterial infections.

Tobrex Dosage

  • If you are using Solution, then you should place 1 or 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 4 hours.
  • If you are using Ointment, then you should apply a half-inch ribbon into the affected eye(s) 2 or 3 times per day.

Uses of Tobrex

  • It is used to treat bacterial infections.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Tobrex

Before taken Tobrex medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Tobrex. Side effects may include:

  • Abnormal redness of eye tissue
  • Allergic reactions
  • Lid itching
  • Lid swelling

Warnings and precautions before taking Tobrex:

  • If you experience an allergic reaction to Tobrex, then you should be stop taking this medication and inform your doctor.
  • Continued or prolonged use of Tobrex may result in a growth of bacteria that do not respond to Tobrex and can cause a secondary infection. So you should be used this medication with extra caution.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking any other prescription antibiotics for your eyes, check with your doctor before using Tobrex. Using this medication with certain other antibiotics in your system may cause an overdose.


After taken Tobrex if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Tobrex overdose include:

  • Corneal redness and inflammation
  • Excessive eye tearing
  • Lid itching and swelling

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