Tobreks - an antibacterial agent for the treatment of infectious diseases of the eye.

Pharmacological action

part  Eye drops Tobreks
 aminoglycoside antibiotic drug enters the group - tobramycin. Its mechanism of action of bactericidal, associated with blocking of protein synthesis in the bacterial cell and at higher concentrations it is disturbed permeability of the cytoplasmic membrane.

According to the instructions Tobreks as the broad-spectrum antibiotic is able to fight infections caused by both Gram-positive (various staphylococci) and gram-negative flora (Escherichia is, Haemophilus influenzae, and especially Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus, Klebsiella, serratsii and others). Maloaktiven it against enterococci, does not act on chlamydia and anaerobic pathogens.

Application Tobreksa topically on the surface of conjunctiva has no systemic effect on the body, as it is practically not absorbed from the surface.

The analogue Tobreksa - Tobreks 2X except tobramycin contains xanthone gum, which allows for longer maintain the concentration of the antibiotic on the surface of the conjunctiva.

Form release Tobreksa

Tobreks according to the instructions available in 2 forms: 0, 3% eye drops in flakonah- and eye ointment for the laying of the eyelids (1 g ointment contains 3 g of tobramycin).

Indications Tobreksa

The drug is indicated for the treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases of the eye and its appendages: conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, keratitis, blepharitis, endophthalmitis, meybomita (barley). Good reviews Tobreks received when applied in the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the eye in children. In particular, you can use Tobreks for newborns, it copes well with inflammation of the lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct obstruction - dacryocystitis.

The drug has proven itself as a means of prevention of infectious complications during eye surgery.


As aminoglycoside analogs Tobreks does not apply if the patient in the past hypersensitivity to the drug or other antibiotics in this series.

Instructions for use Tobreksa

The tool is intended for topical application - the conjunctiva eye and appendages of the affected eye. Drops 1 instill into each eye every 4 hours, in the case of acute injury on the first day allowed to bury the drug every 0, 5 - 1 hour.

Eye ointment lay with a glass spatula for upper eyelids 2 - 3 times a day. For each century, enough long strips 1, 25 cm. In severe cases, infection can increase the frequency of laying and do it every 3 - 4 hours to obtain a visible effect, and then reduce the dose. The average treatment lasts 7 - 10 days. Tobreks used for newborns and 1 drop of 5 times per day is not longer than 7 days.

To enhance the effect of the treatment Tobreks drops at night can be for the purpose of lengthening the contact time of the drug with the mucous membranes of eyes lay eye ointment of the same name.

Undesirable contact with the soft drug  Eye ointment Tobreks
 ophthalmic lenses. Before instillation of the drug in their eyes to be removed and re-use can be no earlier than 30 minutes.

Opened dropper bottle and cream store in refrigerator for no longer than 1 month.

side effects

In the opinion of Tobreks can give local allergic reactions in the form of burning, swelling and redness of the eyelids, excessive tearing, very rarely - chemosis (conjunctival edema), pain in the eyes or cornea ulceration.