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Tobradex (tobramycin & dexamethasone) Eye Ointment

This medication contains two ingredients.  The first ingredient is tobramycin which is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections.  The second ingredient is dexamethasone which is in a class of medications called corticosteroids used to reduce swelling.

How to Use

  • Wash your hands.

  • Remove contact lenses (if applicable).

  • Do not let the dropper tip touch your eye or any other surface.

  • Tilt your head back, look up and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pocket.

  • Apply a one-half inch long ribbon into this pocket by squeezing the tube gently.

  • Look down and close your eye for about 30 seconds.

  • Try not to blink, squeeze your eyelids or rub your eyes.

  • Replace the cap.

  • If you are using another medication in the eye, wait at least 15 minutes before applying.


  • Store at room temperature 

  • Keep out of reach and sight of children

  • Do not use it after the expiry date (the expiry date refers to the last day of that month)

This is for informational purposes only and does not substitute medical advice.  It is not a complete product summary and does not include a full list of side effects.  Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have or for any unexpected effects while using this product. 


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