Drug Name:TOBRAMYCIN 0.3% EYE DROPS
GENERIC NAME: TOBRAMYCIN (toe-bra-MYE-sin)
This medicine is an antibiotic used to treat eye infections as prescribed by your veterinarian.
BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE:
INFORM YOUR VETERINARIAN OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine your pet is taking. Inform your veterinarian of any of your pet's other medical conditions or allergies.
HOW TO USE THIS MEDICINE:
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your veterinarian. TO USE THIS MEDICINE: first, wash your hands. Remove excess medicine around the eye with a clean tissue, being careful not to touch the eye. Wash your hands to remove any medicine that may be on them. TO PREVENT GERMS from entering your medicine, do not touch the applicator tip to any surface including the eye. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away from heat and light. Keep the container tightly closed. TO CLEAR UP THE INFECTION COMPLETELY, continue using this medicine for the full course of treatment even if your pet seems to feel better in a few days. Do not miss any doses. IF YOU MISS GIVING A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, give it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your pet's regular dosing schedule.
If your pet's symptoms do not improve within a few days or if they become worse, check with your veterinarian.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include burning or stinging. If they continue or are bothersome to your pet, check with your veterinarian. CHECK WITH YOUR VETERINARIAN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if your pet experiences redness, itching, or swelling of the eyelids. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your veterinarian or pharmacist.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency veterinary center immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with other pets for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.
The information in this monograph is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions, or adverse effects. This information is generalized and is not intended as specific medical advice. If you have questions about the medicines you are taking or would like more information, check with your veterinarian or pharmacist.
If you have any questions concerning this or any of your medications, a Pharmacist is available during normal business hours at 866-761-6578 to answer your questions.
You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Tobramycin Ophthalmic Solution for Pets by following the link below:
If you have questions or concerns about Tobramycin Ophthalmic Solution, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.
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