tobramycin and dexamethasone, Tobradex, Tobradex ST

  • Medical Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

What brand names are available for tobramycin and dexamethasone?

Tobradex, Tobradex ST

Is tobramycin and dexamethasone available as a generic drug?

Yes

Do I need a prescription for tobramycin and dexamethasone?

Yes

What are the side effects of tobramycin and dexamethasone?

The most frequently reported side effects of Tobradex are: 

  • itching,
  • swelling of the eye lids, and
  • redness of the conjunctivae.

Other side effects include:

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