Can I wear contacts while using tobramycin?
Do not use this medicine while wearing contact lenses. Tobramycin ophthalmic may contain a preservative that can discolor soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using this medicine before putting in your contact lenses. Wash your hands before using eye medication.
Can I wear contacts while using tobramycin and dexamethasone?
Do not wear contact lenses while you are using this medicine. Sterilize contact lenses according to manufacturer’s directions and check with your doctor before you begin using them again. Tilt your head back, look upward, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch.
Can I wear contacts after using Tobradex?
It is best not to wear contact lenses while you are using TOBRADEX. If you must wear contact lenses, remove them before applying TOBRADEX and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in. Your vision may become blurry right after using TOBRADEX. Do not drive or use machines until your vision clears.
What is side effects of tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension?
Dexamethasone and tobramycin ophthalmic side effects
- severe eye redness, itching, or swelling;
- blurred vision, tunnel vision, seeing halos around lights;
- pain behind your eyes, sudden vision changes;
- slow healing after eye surgery; or.
- signs of eye infection–redness, severe discomfort, crusting or drainage.
Can you wear contacts while taking antibiotic eye drops?
Contact lenses that are not disposable should be properly disinfected overnight. If you are taking antibiotics to treat your pink eye, you should wait 24 hours after the antibiotics have been stopped before wearing contact lenses again.
Can I use tobramycin and dexamethasone for pink eye?
Although infective conjunctivitis may clear without treatment, for more severe infections or for infections which do not clear on their own, antibiotic eye drops like tobramycin are helpful. Tobramycin is also available combined with a medicine called dexamethasone in eye drops called Tobradex®.
Can I wear contacts while using antibiotic eye drops?
Can you wear contacts with antibiotic eye drops?
During treatment for infectious pink eye (conjunctivitis), you’ll be advised to temporarily stop wearing your contact lenses. It’s OK to start wearing your contacts again once you’ve completed your antibiotics, your eye is no longer pink and you’ve completed recommended follow-up with your provider.
Who should not use tobramycin?
Tobramycin ophthalmic is not approved for use by anyone younger than 2 months old.
Can I wear contacts with an eye infection?
Can you use eye drops before putting in contacts?
Moisten your eyes with rewetting drops before putting in your contact lenses. Use the drops throughout the day so your eyes stay moist. When you’re in a very dry environment, like a heated room during winter, you may need to use drops more often. If your eyes are sensitive, try a preservative-free brand of eye drop.