Indications for: TOBRADEX
Ocular inflammation associated with infection or risk thereof.
Adults and Children:
<2yrs: not established. ≥2yrs: 1–2 drops every 2hrs for 1st 24–48hrs, then every 4–6hrs. Reduce dose as condition improves; max 20mL for initial ℞.
Viral, fungal, or mycobacterial infections of the eye.
Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor for secondary infections, intraocular pressure and cataracts in prolonged use. Monitor blood levels in combined aminoglycoside therapy. Discontinue if hypersensitivity reactions occur. Do not wear contact lenses. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Aminoglycoside + steroid.
Local effects (eg, eye pain, eyelids pruritus, eyelid edema, conjunctival hyperemia or erythema), increased intraocular pressure, glaucoma, cataracts, corneal perforations, optic nerve damage, delayed wound healing, secondary infection, blurred vision.
Susp—2.5mL, 5mL, 10mL; Oint—3.5g