This medication is used to treat eye infections.
Tearing, eye redness, eye discomfort, or eyelid itching/swelling may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Before using tobramycin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other aminoglycosides (e.g., gentamicin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as preservatives like benzalkonium chloride), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This drug may cause temporary unstable vision after you apply it. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
Do not wear contact lenses while you are using this medicine. Sterilize contact lenses according to manufacturer's directions and check with your doctor before using them.
Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Other medications that may affect the kidneys or hearing may increase the risk of kidneydamage or hearing loss if taken with tobramycin. Some affected drugs include: amikacin, amphotericin B, cidofovir, cisplatin, polymyxin B, cephalosporins such as cephaloridine, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen, among others.