TOBRADEX OPH OINT Rx

Select the drug indication to add to your list

TOBRADEX OPH OINT

Ocular allergy/inflammation
Only 4 drugs may be compared at once

Generic Name and Formulations:

Tobramycin 0.3%, dexamethasone 0.1%; contains chlorobutanol.

Select therapeutic use:

Indications for TOBRADEX OPH OINT:

Ocular inflammation associated with infection or risk thereof.

Adults and Children:

<2yrs: not recommended. ≥2yrs: apply small amount (½ inch) in conjunctival sac up to 3–4 times daily; max 8g for initial ℞.

Contraindications:

Viral, fungal, or mycobacterial infections of the eye.

Warnings/Precautions:

Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor for secondary infections, intraocular pressure and cataracts in prolonged use. Monitor blood levels in combined aminoglycoside therapy. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

TOBRADEX

TOBRADEX ST

Pharmacological Class:

Aminoglycoside + steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Local effects (eg, eye pain, eyelids pruritus, eyelid edema, conjunctival hyperemia or erythema), increased intraocular pressure, glaucoma, cataracts, corneal perforations, optic nerve damage, delayed wound healing, secondary infection.

How Supplied:

Susp—2.5mL, 5mL, 10mL; Oint—3.5g