Generic Name and Formulations:
Tobramycin 0.3%; oph. soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Indications for TOBREX:
Susceptible infections of conjunctiva and cornea.
Adults and Children:
<2mos: not established. ≥2mos: Mild to moderate infections: 1–2 drops every 4hrs or ½ inch of ointment 2–3 times daily. Severe infections: 2 drops every hr or ½ inch of ointment every 3–4hrs until improvement; then reduce before discontinuing.
Discontinue if superinfection or hypersensitivity occurs. Remove contact lenses before using. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Concomitant systemic aminoglycosides: monitor levels.
Lid itching/swelling, conjunctival erythema, hypersensitivity; oint: may retard corneal healing.