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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
Gentamicin Dose: The correct volume to draw up in the syringe is 0.875 ml. Be sure that you have a syringe that is calibrated in units small enough where you can accu ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Unless you have a particular sensitivity or allergy to that drug. It is very commonly used for that purpose.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Gentamicin: This aminoglycoside antibiotic will not heal tattoos. If you are asking if it can be used topically to treat a skin infection due to the tattoo the an ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
No: What is being treate .This combo is trying to treat fungus, inflammation and infection with bacteroa at same time. Problem should should be properly d ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not likely: In the usual dose for this eyedrop, there is little systemic absorption. In the sensitive, tobramycin can lead to ototoxicity but this occurs with hi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Combination treatmen: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a combination of tobramycin and Dexamethasone available as a drop or an ointment to treat superficial infec ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
2 things: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is an antibiotic / steroid combination and is good for conditions where you have both a bacterial infection an ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Palumbo
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Both can be used.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Most pink eye is viral and garamycin (gentamicin), (gentamicin) a good anti bacterial, will have no positive effect. Sometimes it can be bacterial an ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
8 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: They are a good antibiotic/steroid combination.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Good treatment: For a mild cellulitis you should be fine to use a topical anitbiotic like Vibramycin (doxycycline) and/or Tobramycin. I usually use one or the other b ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: But can also make some "pink eye" conditions worse from the "dex" (dexamethasone = steroid) portion of the drop. A true bacterial "pink eye" only nee ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: Zylet and tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) are very similar they both have an antibiotic - tobramycin and a steroid. Zylet has a milder steroi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience in Ophthalmology
See an Eye MD: If the cause of your pink eye is bacterial, tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) may be a good choice. However unless you see an eye md to determi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Doxycycline - Vibram: Vibramycin is a brand name of doxycycline.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Wet to dry soaks: with aluminum acetate, and see dermatologist for possible superinfection and oral antibiotics
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Palumbo
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: This medication would be used for bacterial conjunctivitis which can be a secondary complication of allergic conjunctivitis.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Effective: To eased is a good medicine with good effectiveness but it depends on the diagnosis being treated.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Maybe: After the expiration date, the effectiveness diminishes. It is best not to use an expired medication.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Colby
Specializes in Infectious Disease
No problem: No problem - unrelated drugs.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Poltrim is not a sulfonamide. You should be okay.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Campbell
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: However, Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) contains a steroid medication, so it should not be used for extended periods without the supervision ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes for an infection: It has an antibiotic and a steroid. Another one that is effective is ciprodex.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: It really depends on why you are using maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin). You should ask you eye md for dosing instructions for your co ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Tobramycin: And other antibiotic drops are often prescribed for treatment of conjunctivitis. Keep in mind that most cases of pink eye are due to viral infections ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: If your eye is infected with a susceptible bacterium, then the response will be rapid and you should notice improvent in 2-4 days. If you have the fa ... Read More

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