Nebracin Ophthalmic Solution
  NEBRACIN  

Tobramycin eye drops \ Eye ointment

Composition w/v Eye drops
Tobramycin (as sulphate)                                                     U.S.P (as sulphate) 0.3%
Benzalkonium Chloride Solution                                            I.P
Equivalent to Benzalkonium Chloride (As preservative)            0.01%
Aqueous base                                                                     q.s


Composition w/v Eye ointment
Tobramycin (as sulphate)                                                      U.S.P 0.3% w/w
Sterile Paraffin base                                                              q.s


Dosage form
Ophthalmic solution, ointment (Eye drops, eye ointment).

Category
antibiotic

Description
Tobramycin is a water-soluble aminoglycoside antibiotic active against a wide variety of gram-negative and gram-positive ophthalmic pathogens. Tobramycin is a drug of choice in corneal ulcers & in pseudomonas infections. Tobramycin inhibits the protein synthesis of bacterias.

Indications
Nebracin is a topical antibiotic indicated in the treatment of external infections of the eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria.

Dosage
Eye drops
In mild to moderate infection, instill one or two drops into the affected eye(s) every four hours.
In severe infections, instill 2 drops into the eyes hourly until improvement following which treatment should be reduced prior to discontinuation.

Eye ointment
Apply a small ribbon (half inch) of Nebracin ointment into the affected eye(s) 1 to2 times a day or as directed by the physician.

Contraindications
Nebracin ophthalmic solution is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of their components.

Adverse reactions
The most frequent adverse reactions to Nebracin ophthalmic solution are localized ocular toxicity and hypersensitivity including lid itching and swelling and conjunctival erythema.

Storage
Store in a cool dry place. Protect from light.

Presentation
NEBRACIN Eye drop is available in sterile plastic bottle of 5 ml.
NEBRACIN Eye ointment is available in sterile tube of 3 g.                            << Back

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