tobramycin + dexamethasone




AA Medical
Concise Prescribing Info
Per mL Tobramycin 3 mg, dexamethasone 1 mg
Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions for which a corticosteroid is indicated; superficial bacterial ocular infection. Inflammatory conditions of the palpebral & bulbar conjunctiva, cornea & anterior segment of the globe. Chronic anterior uveitis & corneal injury.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Instill 1-2 drops into the conjunctival sac(s) every 4-6 hr. May be increased to 1-2 drops every 2 hr, during the initial 24-48 hr.
Hypersensitivity. Epithelial herpes simplex keratitis, vaccinia, varicella & other viral diseases of the cornea & conjunctiva. Mycobacterial infection of the eye. Fungal disease of ocular structures. Corneal ulcer.
Special Precautions
Superinfection of nonsusceptible organisms, including fungi in prolonged use. Cross-sensitivity to other aminoglycoside antibiotics may occur. Institute appropriate measures if re-infected. For ophth use only. Do not let the dropper tip to touch the eye to avoid contamination. Not for common use. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity; lid itching, swelling, conjunctival erythema. Glaucoma, optic nerve damage, defects in visual acuity & fields of vision, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, ocular perforation, delayed wound healing. Masked or enhanced acutepurulent conditions of the eye. Corneal fungal infection; secondary bacterial ocular infection. Punctate keratitis, erythema, increased lacrimation, edema & lid itching in overdose.
MIMS Class
Eye Antiseptics with Corticosteroids
ATC Classification
S01CA01 - dexamethasone and antiinfectives ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids in combination with antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye diseases.
Tobadexa eye drops
5 mL x 1's
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