The Brand Name PROMYCIN Has Generic Salt :: Tobramycin
PROMYCIN Is From Company Prohealth Priced :: Rs. N.I.
PROMYCIN have Tobramycin is comes under Sub class Aminoglycosides of Main Class Anti Infectives
Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives Sub Medicine Class :: Aminoglycosides
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Indications for Drugs ::
Ocular infection, bacterial eye infection
Drug Dose ::
Ophthalmic Ocular infections Adult: As eye drop: Mild to moderate infections: Instill 1-2 drops into affected eye every 4 hr. Severe infections: Instill 2 drops into affected eye every 30-60 minutes initially until improvement, reduce treatment frequency before discontinuation. As eye ointment: Mild to moderate infections: Apply a half-inch ribbon bid-tid into affected eye. Severe infections: Apply a half-inch ribbon into the affected eye every 3-4 hr until improvement, reduce treatment frequency before discontinuation.
This eye drop is contraindicated in epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella and other viral disease of the cornea and conjunctiva.It is contraindicated in mycobacterial infections of the eye caused by acid-fast bacilli such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium leprae, or Mycobacterium avium. Fungal diseases of eye, untreated purulent infection of the eye. Hypersensitivity to any component of the medication.
Drug Precautions ::
Preexisting renal and auditory or vestibular impairment; dehydration; neuromuscular blockade, muscular disorders (e.g. myasthenia gravis, parkinsonism); neonates; elderly; lactation.
Drug Side Effects ::
Tobramycin may cause hypersensitivity and localised ocular toxicity, including lid itching and swelling, and conjunctival erythema. These reactions occur in less than 4% of patients. The reactions due to dexdamethasone are: elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP), with possible development of glaucoma and infrequent optic nerve damage; posterior subcapsular cataract formation; and delayed wound healing.
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Drug Mode of Action ::
Tobramycin acts by binding to 30S ribosomal subunits thus interfering with bacterial protein synthesis. It is active against many aerobic gram-negative bacteria and some aerobic gram-positive bacteria but inactive against Chlamydia, fungi, viruses, and most anaerobic bacteria.
Drug Interactions ::
Increased nephrotoxicity or ototoxicity with etacrynic acid, furosemide, other aminoglycosides, cefalotin, cisplatin, vancomycin, piperacillin, ciclosporin, amphotericin B. Decrease serum tobramycin levels with miconazole. Potentially Fatal: Increased neuromuscular-blocking activity with magnesium and other neuromuscular-blocking agents.