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Tobramycin and dexamethasone is a medication used for treating certain eye conditions that involve both an inflammation and an infection. This prescription medicine contains a steroid (to reduce inflammation) and an antibiotic (to fight or prevent infection). The medication comes in the form of eye drops or an ointment. Although most people tolerate this drug well, side effects may occur, such as eyelid itching and swelling.
What Is Tobramycin and Dexamethasone?Tobramycin and dexamethasone (Tobradex®) is a prescription eye medication. It contains both an antibiotic and a steroid. It is approved for treating certain eye conditions that involve both inflammation and an infection (or a risk for an infection).
Are There Side Effects?
- Eyelid itching
- Eyelid swelling
- Eye redness.