Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is designed to reduce redness,itchiness and swelling 

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is also used to treat bacterial infections

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S contains Tobramycin and Dexamethasone

A drop or two of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is to be applied with clean hands 

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is sold in liquid format.Each bottle is sold separately

 

Categories: ,
Type

Drop

Feature

5ml

Unit

'S

Formula

Tobramycin

Composition

Tobramycin 0.3 % + Dexamethasone 0.1 %

Brand

Vega Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is prescribed for patients suffering from uveitis,any eye injury,radiation or chemical burn that may result in an inflammatory reaction in the eye.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is not prescribed to patients suffering from viral or fungal eye infections.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is not prescribed to patients under the age of 2 years and is prescribed to pregnant and lactating mothers only is necessary and under the supervision of a doctor.

1-2 drops of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S or a small ribbon of ointment is to be applied once every 4-6 hours.The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S.Make sure to shake Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S immediately after each use.

To apply Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S then the above steps are to be repeated.{{product} may cause redness,soreness and itchiness of the eye,these effects are temporary and tend to resolve on their own in a few days’ time.

Indications

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S can be used to treat:

  • Bacterial eye infections

How Does Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S Work

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

How To Use Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S.Make sure to shake Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S immediately after each use.

To apply Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S then the above steps are to be repeated.

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection

There is a risk that Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S.

Dosage

1-2 drops of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S or a small ribbon of ointment is to be applied once every 4-6 hours.The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.There is not sufficient evidence to prove that Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S passes into breast milk and is not commonly prescribed to breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S:

  • Allergy to Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 
  • Glaucoma
  • Viral Eye Infections
  • Fungal Eye Infections
  • Cataracts

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S:

  • Pregnancy 
  • Infants
  • Diabetes
  • Damaged posterior lens
  • Iris defects
  • Compromised cornea

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S

  • CYP3A4 Inhibitors
  • Topical NSAIDS
  • Topical steroids 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

  • Redness of eyes
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Discomfort in the eyes
  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S)

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Fungal eye infection
  • Reduced visibility
  • Swelling of eye
  • Changes in vision 
  • Delay in wound healing after eye surgery 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

To help soothe eyes while undergoing treatment with Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S,the following are advised

  • Wear sunglasses when going out
  • Do not unnecessarily rub eyes
  • Apply a hot or cold compress to eyes
  • Try to not wear contact lenses

Key Facts About Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S

  • Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is a combination of an antibiotic and a steroid 
  • Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is prescribed in antibacterial infections
  • Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S comes in a solution and in an ointment form
  • Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is not to be used in fungal or viral infections
  • Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S might cause minor stinging immediately after application

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S?

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#3.HOW IS Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S SUPPOSED TO BE APPLIED?

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S.Make sure to shake Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S immediately after each use.

To apply Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S then the above steps are to be repeated.

#4.HOW DOES Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S WORK?

Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

#5.CAN Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S BE USED DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is only prescribed if very necessary during pregnancy and under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#6.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S?

  • Redness of eyes
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Discomfort in the eyes
  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S)

#7.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S AND HOW OFTEN?

Intraocular pressures are advised to be monitored while undergoing treatment with Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S.

#8.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S under the supervision of a doctor.

#9.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S interacts with oral contraceptives.

#10.CAN OTHER EYE DROPS BE USED ALONG WITH Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S?

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection.

#11.CAN CONTACT LENS BE WORN ALONG WITH Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S?

There is a risk that Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Vegatob 5ml Drop 1 ‘S.