TOBRADEX® (tobramycin and dexamethasone) sterile ophthalmic suspension and ointment have been the most frequently prescribed anti-infective and anti-inflammatory combination drug on the market for 20 years. TOBRADEX® suspension is used to treat eye inflammation where infection or the risk of infection is present.
Do not wear contact lenses while using TOBRADEX® suspension. Patients should not touch the bottle tip to any surface to avoid the risk of contamination.
This product should not be taken by patients with a sensitivity or allergy to its ingredients or by persons with viral or fungal infections of the eye. Safety and efficacy have not been determined in children under age two. Caution should be used when administering this drug to pregnant or nursing women. The most common side effects of TOBRADEX® suspension are lid itching and swelling, but patients may also experience elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and delayed wound healing, as well as other effects. If you experience any of these symptoms contact your doctor. Prolonged use of this drug may result in a higher likelihood of fungal infection or secondary bacterial infection. For full U.S. prescribing information, see the product insert below.