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Please describe the medication: tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone)?

Combination pink eye. This a combination of antibiotic tobramycin and cortisone used topically to treat certain types of susceptible bacterial not viral pink eye. Read more...
Combination. Combination of the antibiotic tobramycin and the steroid dexamethasone. This drug is used for many infectious and inflammatory eye conditions. Read more...
Antibiotic, steroid. Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a combination drop, an antibitic called tobramycin and a steroid called dexamethasone. Read more...

Plz, can we use tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) for children?

Yes, . The dex part of tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) , is a steroid. Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is not indicated for bacterial infection. Read more...
Not a good idea. If you are thinking of using leftover med for your kid, it is not a good idea. If your kid has pinkeye, I would at least consult with his/her doc. Instillation of this steroid/abx drop in some cases can allow a viral infection by the herpes virus to cause long term damage. Read more...

How effective is tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) for a chalazion?

Part of treatment. Use of tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a combination of antibiotic and steroid which helps treat infection portion of sty and manage inflammation. This plus adequate drainage is often effective. You should see a local opthalmologist to manage. Prolonged use of tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is not recommended due to risk of fungal infections, etc in the eye. Read more...