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Tobramycin and Dexamethasone

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Tobramycin and dexamethasone should be stored between 46°F and 80°F. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you miss a dose of tobramycin and dexamethasone, simply take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not use a double dose of this medication. Because tobramycin and dexamethasone is an antibiotic, it is important to try not to miss any doses.

Can I Buy Generic Tobramycin and Dexamethasone?

Tobramycin and dexamethasone suspension (drops) -- but not ointment -- is available in generic form (see Generic Tobradex).

Who Makes This Medication?

Tobramycin and dexamethasone is manufactured by Alcon Laboratories, Inc. It is sold under the brand name Tobradex. Generic tobramycin and dexamethasone suspension is made by several different manufacturers.

Strengths of Tobramycin and Dexamethasone

Tobramycin and dexamethasone comes in one strength, with 0.3 percent tobramycin and 0.1 percent dexamethasone. It comes in both an eye ointment and an eye suspension (drops). A different strength of the suspension, known as Tobradex ST, has been approved but is not commercially available at this time. Tobradex ST contains a lower strength of the dexamethasone (0.05 percent).
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