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What is the difference between tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) and tobrex?

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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

2 things: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is an antibiotic / steroid combination where as tobrex is an antibiotic only . The steroid makes tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) much stronger since it treats inflammation as well, but carries a risk of glaucoma and cataracts.

Answered 2/26/2019

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