TOBREX OPH OINT Rx

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TOBREX OPH OINT

Ocular infections
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Tobramycin 0.3%; contains chlorobutanol.

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Indications for TOBREX OPH OINT:

Susceptible infections of conjunctiva and cornea.

Adults and Children:

Severe infections: initially 2 drops every hr or ½ inch of ointment every 3–4 hrs; then may prolong dosing interval. Mild to moderate infections: 1–2 drops every 4 hrs or ½ inch of ointment 2–3 times daily.

Warnings/Precautions:

Remove contact lenses before using. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Concomitant systemic aminoglycosides: monitor levels.

See Also:

TOBREX

Pharmacological Class:

Aminoglycoside.

Adverse Reactions:

Superinfection, itching, swelling, erythema, sensitivity (discontinue if occurs); oint: may retard corneal healing.

How Supplied:

Soln—5mL; Oint—3.5g