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A 50-year-old member asked:

Please help! what is the difference between tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) and tobrex eye drops?

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Dr. Hussain Elhalis
Ophthalmology 13 years experience
Difference: is that TobraDex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a combination of the antibiotic, Tobramycin, and the corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory), Dexamethasone. Tobrex is just the antibiotic tobramycin.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

What are the differences between tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) and tobrex eye drops?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Combo v. Antibiotic: TobraDex™ is a combination amino glycoside antibiotic & dexamethasone, a steroid, whereas Tobrex™ is just the amino glycoside. Both are used to treat infections, but the combo agent maybe employed to control associated inflammation in a variety of ocular diseases.
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Last updated Sep 23, 2016
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