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What is tobramycin ophthalmic ointment?

Tobramycin ophthalmic ointment is a prescription antibiotic medication used to treat eye infections that are caused by bacteria. It works by killing the underlying bacteria causing the infection. The generic name of the medicine is tobramycin ophthalmic ointment, and is available under the brand name Tobrex. Your doctor might give you an additional medicine or eye drops to use with tobramycin ophthalmic ointment.

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