Celsus Tobramycin + Dexamethasone

Celsus Tobramycin + Dexamethasone

tobramycin + dexamethasone

Manufacturer:

EL Lab

Distributor:

Celsus
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Tobramycin 0.3%, dexamethasone 0.1%
Indications/Uses
Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions for which a corticosteroid is indicated & where superficial bacterial ocular infection exists. Inflammatory conditions of the palpebral & bulbar conjunctiva, cornea & anterior segment of the globe. Chronic anterior uveitis & corneal injury from chemical radiation or thermal burns or penetration of foreign bodies. In combination drug w/ anti-infectives, where the risk of superficial ocular infection is high or potentially dangerous numbers of bacteria in the eye.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Instill 1-2 drops into conjunctival sac(s) every 4-6 hr. Initial 24-48 hr, dosage may be increased to 1-2 drops every 2 hr.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella & other viral diseases of the cornea & conjunctiva. Mycobacterial infection of the eye. Fungal diseases of ocular structures.
Special Precautions
Discontinue if hypersensitivity occur. Not for inj into the eye. Overgrowth of nonsusceptible infections, glaucoma w/ damage to the optic nerve, defects in visual acuity/fields & posterior subcapsular cataract formation & may suppress host response if prolonged use. Fungal infections of the cornea. Perforation in diseases that cause thinning of the cornea or sclera. May mask infection in acute purulent conditions of the eye. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivty & localized ocular toxicity including lid itching, swelling & conjunctival erythema; elevation of IOP w/ possible development of glaucoma. Fungal infections of the cornea; secondary bacterial ocular infection.
ATC Classification
S01AA12 - tobramycin ; Belongs to the class of antibiotics. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Celsus Tobramycin + Dexamethasone ophth drops
Packing/Price
5 mL x 1's (P210/container)
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