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How many days are you to use tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) ophthalmic 10ml eye drops?

Exactly... As many as your doctor tells you to. Don't mess with eyes. If your doctor tells you to use a certain treatment for a certain number of days.....Then do it. Read more...

What is tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension for?

2 things. Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) (which is tobramyecin and Dexamethasone combined) is an antibiotic / steroid combination. It is used to treat infections and associated inflammation (eg certain corneal infiltrates) or it can be used to treat inflammation only and prevent a secondary infection (pingueculitis, episcleritis etc). Read more...

What is tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension usually given for?

Eye infection. This is a commonly used combination when infection of the eyes is suspected or infection of the lids (blepharitis) is detected. It is an effective combination, now in less expensive generic formulation, and useful for appropriate cases. Your ophthalmologist can determine if this is likely to help. Read more...

I need to know what is tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension usp?

It is. An antibiotic/steroid combination drop. It should not be used except under the direction of an ophthalmologist. Read more...

Why did they combine tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic in an eye drop?

Works well. In eye disease it is often infection and resultant inflammation that cause problems. Treating both inflammation and infection simultaneously can reduce vision loss and speed recovery in eye disease. This is not true in every case of infection though. Read more...

After I use tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic eye drops, can I put my contacts back in?

Depends. If you have been placed on these eye medications, it is possible that there is a surface problem on your eye for which wearing contact lenses might be harmful or dangerous. Clear this with your treating ophthalmologist (you are seeing a real doctor - an eye md or ophthalmologist/ rather than an optometrist for these type of drugs)? Read more...

Following the use of tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic eye drop can I put contacts in, what to do?

Maybe. It depends why you are using the drops. If for an infection or inflammation caused by the lenses, then no. If it's for something else, then probably, but you should know that the Dexamethasone can precipitate onto many lenses and ruin the lense. Read more...

Scratched my cornea 10 days ago. Went to dr and on tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic drops. Eye no longer hurts or red but vision still blurry?

Blurred vision after. Treatment with ophthalmic drops can occur from the cornea becoming dry or irritated. Sometimes the preservatives in the solution can cause dryness that blurs the vision. On the other hand, an infection of the cornea can infrequently cause blurred vision without discomfort as well. Since you were treated that is unlikely but a phone call to your doctor for conformation would be prudent. Read more...

Can I used tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) eye drops for my 3 days old baby who may have inflammation in eye. I am wondering how to use it (how many times and how many drops?

Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) I like to use non steroid drops in the eye. I like the plan tobramycin drops. Call the on call pediatrician to get a prescription. Use one to two drops i each eye three times a day. The eye does not have to be open for the drops to get in. Just put the drop in the middle corner or the eye and when the child opens the eye, it will go in no problem. Good luck. Read more...