Tobradex Suspension

Tobradex Suspension

tobramycin + dexamethasone

Manufacturer:

Novartis

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per mL Tobramycin 3 mg, dexamethasone 1 mg
Indications/Uses
Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions where superficial bacterial ocular infection or a risk of bacterial ocular infection exists.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 or 2 drops 4-6 hrly.
Contraindications
Epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella & many other viral diseases of the cornea & conjunctiva. Mycobacterial eye infection. Fungal diseases of ocular structures. After uncomplicated removal of a corneal foreign body.
Special Precautions
Long-term use. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Localized ocular toxicity & hypersensitivity including lid itching & swelling & conjunctival erythema. Secondary infection.
ATC Classification
S01CA01 - dexamethasone and antiinfectives ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids in combination with antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Tobradex ophth susp
Packing/Price
5 mL x 1's
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