DRUG INTERACTIONS: No drug interactions have been described with Tobradex eye drops or ointment.
PREGNANCY: Although no human studies have assessed the effects of Tobradex on the fetus, animal studies have shown adverse fetal effects. Physicians should prescribe it to women who are pregnant only if its benefits are deemed to outweigh the potential risks.
NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known if Tobradex is excreted into breast milk.
SIDE EFFECTS: The most frequently reported side effects of Tobradex are itching, swelling of the eye lids, and redness of the conjunctivae. Increased intraocular pressure, delayed wound healing, optic nerve damage, and formation of cataract may also occur.
Reference: FDA Prescribing Information
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