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:
Severe infections: initially 2 drops every hr or ½ inch of ointment every 3–4 hrs; then may prolong dosing interval. Mild to moderate infections: 1–2 drops every 4 hrs or ½ inch of ointment 2–3 times daily.
Remove contact lenses before using. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Concomitant systemic aminoglycosides: monitor levels.
Superinfection, itching, swelling, erythema, sensitivity (discontinue if occurs); oint: may retard corneal healing.