Zylet Eye Drops Tobramycin/Loteprednol Etabonate and/or alternatives
Zylet 0.3%/0.5%Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb Pharma. Source Country : United States
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Tobramycin/Loteprednol Etabonate 0.3%/0.5%Generic Alternative to Zylet Eye Drops 0.3%/0.5%
Marketed as Lotepred T in India Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Source Country : India
Shipped from : India
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Description of Zylet Eye Drops
Zylet Eye Drops is a combination of loteprednol and Tobramycin. Loteprednol is a corticosteroid, and Tobramycin belongs to the class of antibiotics. It is available in the form of an ophthalmic solution. Each ml of the ophthalmic solution contains Tobramycin 3mg, Loteprednol Etabonate 5mg and other inactive ingredients including povidone, glycerin, edentate disodium, purified water, benzalkonium chloride 0.01% and tyloxapol.
Indications & Dosage of Zylet Eye Drops
Zylet Eye Drops is used for treating inflammation in the eyes caused due to an infection, allergy, or after a surgery. Tobramycin works by stopping the growth of bacteria responsible for causing inflammation. Loteprednol works by reducing itching, redness and swelling caused due to the infection. Your doctor may also recommend you to buy Zylet Eye Drops in order to prevent certain bacterial infections in the eye.
Your doctor will advise you to apply one or two eye drops of Zylet Eye Drops 0.5/0.3% into the affected eye every 4 to 6 hours. You may be advised to apply the drops every 1 or 2 hours during the first 24 to 48 hours.
Side Effects & Interactions of Zylet Eye Drops
You may experience burning or stinging in the eyes for around 1-2 minutes after applying the eye drops. Some patients may also have a headache. Other commons side effects associated with Zylet Eye Drops include irritation, redness, itching, blurred vision and increased sensitivity to light. Although these are common side effects of the drug, you should immediately seek medical help if any of these persist or worsen.
Using Zylet Eye Drops for a long time or for repeated periods may lead to a new fungal infection in your eye. It also increases your risk of developing other problems in the eye, including glaucoma, delayed wound healing, or cataracts. Inform your doctor immediately if you encounter vision problems, eye discharge, redness, swelling or eye pain.
Some patients may also suffer from symptoms of an allergy after applying the eye drops. Such symptoms include hives, facial swelling, severe dizziness or difficulty breathing. Inform your doctor immediately if you witness any of these, and seek medical attention if needed.
Before you buy Zylet Eye Drops, inform your doctor if you are using aminoglycoside antibiotics such as intravenous amikacin, tobramycin or gentamicin. In addition to these, inform your doctor about all the ophthalmic solutions and ointments you are using at present, including herbal products.
Warnings & Precautions of Zylet Eye Drops
You should not use Zylet Eye Drops if you have an allergy to any corticosteroids, aminoglycoside antibiotics, or to any active or inactive ingredients in the medicine. This drug may contain preservatives that may trigger an allergy in some patients. Therefore, inform your doctor about all the allergies you have. Also inform your doctor beforehand if you have any other eye problem such as glaucoma.
If you wear contact lenses, do not forget to remove them before applying Zylet Eye Drops. Do not re-insert them before 15 minutes of administering the drops.
Your vision becomes unstable for a few minutes after applying Zylet Eye Drops. Therefore, do not drive a vehicle, use a machine, or do any such activity during this period, as a serious accident may take place.