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Tobradex Ointment Dosage
Maybe: After the expiration date, the effectiveness diminishes. It is best not to use an expired medication. ...Read more
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Can i put alcon maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) ophthalmic suspension eye drops in the fridge? ..
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Combination treatmen: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a combination of tobramycin and Dexamethasone available as a drop or an ointment to treat superficial infections of the eye surface. It is effective and is especially useful in ordinary staphylococcal infections. Your ophthalmologist can determine the best use of these medications. ...Read more
2 things: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is an antibiotic / steroid combination and is good for conditions where you have both a bacterial infection and inflammation. Or it can be used to treat inflammation and prevent an infection. The steroid part does have potential side effects (glaucoma, cataracts, etc) so use with caution. ...Read more
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 determine the cause, the steroid in tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) might make you worse. If the cause is herpes virus type i you will definitely get worse. See an eye md! ...Read more
No: While Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) drops contain a steroid (dexamethasone), the amounts absorbed into the body after topical administration on the eye are virtually undetectable and have none of the effects on the body associated with oral steroids (such as weight gain). However, prolonged use of steroid drops on the eyes can have ocular side effects including cataracts and glaucoma. ...Read more
Diagn by ophthalmologist with viral conjunctivitus; He prescribed Maxitrol,been using Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) for 5 days(still V red).eithr bad?Much controvrsy?!help
Effective: To eased is a good medicine with good effectiveness but it depends on the diagnosis being treated. ...Read more
Will the antibiotic maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) eye drops lessen the effectiveness of birth control?
Warm Compresses: A stye, or chalazion, is an obstructed or infected oil gland of the eyelid. Use of warm compresses (a wash rag soaked in warm water) held over the closed eye for 10 minutes a few times a day will usually help the stye to resolve. Sometimes antibiotic eye ointment and less commonly oral antibiotics can help as well. If the stye has been there chronically (months), surgical drainage may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer