Tobrex Oph Oint

  • Ocular infections

Tobrex Oph Oint Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Tobramycin 0.3%; contains chlorobutanol.

Pharmacological Class


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How Supplied

Soln—5mL; Oint—3.5g

Generic Availability

Soln (YES); Oint (NO)

Tobrex Oph Oint Indications


Susceptible infections of conjunctiva and cornea.

Tobrex Oph Oint Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<2mos: not established. ≥2mos: Mild to moderate infections: 1–2 drops every 4hrs or ½ inch of ointment 2–3 times daily. Severe infections: 2 drops every hr or ½ inch of ointment every 3–4hrs until improvement; then reduce before discontinuing.

Tobrex Oph Oint Contraindications

Not Applicable

Tobrex Oph Oint Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Tobrex Oph Oint Warnings/Precautions


Discontinue if superinfection or hypersensitivity occurs. Remove contact lenses before using. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Tobrex Oph Oint Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Tobrex Oph Oint Interactions


Concomitant systemic aminoglycosides: monitor levels.

Tobrex Oph Oint Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Localized ocular toxicity, lid itching/swelling, conjunctival erythema, hypersensitivity; oint: may retard corneal healing.

Tobrex Oph Oint Clinical Trials

See Literature

Tobrex Oph Oint Note

Not Applicable

Tobrex Oph Oint Patient Counseling

See Literature