Tobra ophthalmic drops – Uses, side effects and precautions Detailed information on tobra ophthalmic drops, including how they work, possible side effects and important security measures.

TOBRA OFTAlmic Drops - Uses, Side Effects and Precautions Detailed Information on Tobra Ophthalmic drops, including how they work, potential side effects and important security measures.

If you have ever suffered from an eye infection or other eye condition, your doctor has probably prescribed the ophra ophthalmic drops as part of your treatment plan. This powerful medicine is a type of antibiotic known as ankramcycine. It is specifically formulated to combat bacterial infections of the eyes and relieves symptoms such as redness, itching and secretion.

How do the tobra ophthalmic drops act?

The ophra ophthalmic drops contain ankramyc, an aminoglycoside antibiotic that acts inhibiting the growth and spread of bacteria. The active substance of tobra ophthalmic drops interferes with the production of the proteins necessary for the survival of bacterial cells, which finally leads to their destruction. This helps relieve eye infections caused by susceptible bacteria.

Tobra ophthalmic drops are usually prescribed for a series of eye affections, such as conjunctivitis, keratitis and corneal ulcers. It is essential to follow the instructions provided by its health professional and complete the entire course of treatment to ensure the effective resolution of the infection and prevent recurrence.

Understanding the Proper Usage of Tobra Eye Drops

1. Before using the Tobra Eirio

  1. Wash your hands well with soap and water.
  2. Make sure that the tip of the dropper remains clean and does not touch any surface to avoid pollution.

2. Administration of the Tobra Colirio

  • Gently tilt your head back and use the index finger to pull down the lower eyelid.
  • Tilt the bottle down and press the number of drops prescribed in the bag created by the lower eyelid.

3. Precautions and considerations:

  • Do not allow the tip of the dropper to contact the eye or any other surface.
  • Do not wear contact lenses as long as you are using the Tobra Eirio, unless your doctor is indicated.
  • Always complete the complete treatment, even if your symptoms improve.
Frequent side effects:
– Temporary stinging or burning sensation
– Blurry vision
– Crying eyes
– Ocular dryness or dryness

If you experience any serious side effect or your symptoms get worse, contact your doctor immediately. Tobra ophthalmic drops are designed to provide relief and promote healing, allowing you to recover optimal ocular health.

Precautions and Contraindications


  1. Avoid contact with the tip of the dropper to avoid contamination of the solution.
  2. Report to your doctor of any allergy or sensitivity to medications, especially antibiotics or other eyebrows.
  3. Do not wear contact lenses as long as you are using the Tobra Eirio, since the medicine can interact with lenses and cause irritation.
  4. If you experience any sign of allergic reaction, such as itching, redness or swelling, interrupt the use of trobra eye drops and look for medical attention.


  • Tobra ophthalmic drops should not be used by people with known hypersensitivity to tobramycin or any other ingredient of the formulation.
  • Patients with viral or fungal ocular infections should not use tobra ophthalmic drops, since they are intended only to the treatment of bacterial infections.
  • People with a history of kidney problems or auditory deficiencies must be cautious when using Tobra Colirio, since a systemic absorption of the medication can occur.
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using Tobra’s ophthalmic drops to evaluate possible risks and benefits.

IMPORTANT: The Tobra Columus is destined exclusively for ophthalmic use. Do not ingest the solution or apply it anywhere else in the body. If your condition does not improve or get worse, consult your doctor for additional evaluation and treatment.

Interactions with other medications

Next you will find a list of medications that can interact with the ophra ophthalmic drops:

  1. Systemic aminoglycosides: The simultaneous use of Tobra Colirio with systemic aminoglycosides may increase the risk of toxicity. It is important that you consult with your doctor if you are currently using a systemic aminoglycoside medication.
  2. ASA diuretics: The simultaneous use of the Tobra Columan with ASA diuretics, such as furosemide, can increase the risk of auditory damage. Your doctor should closely monitor your auditory function if you are taking both medications.
  3. Topical eye medications: if you are using other eye medications, such as corticosteroids or other antibiotics, it is advisable to wait for at least 5 minutes between each application. This gives enough time for each medication to absorb correctly and reduce the possibility of interactions.

Note: This is not an exhaustive list and there may be other medications that can interact with tobra eye drops. Always consult your doctor to receive personalized advice based on your state of health and medication you are taking.

Author of the article
Dr.Greenblatt M.
Dr.Greenblatt M.
Medical oncologist at the Robert Larner College of Medicine, MD, at the University of Vermont

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