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What is Tobrex?

Tobrex is an ophthalmic antibiotic that is available as an ointment or solution and is used to treat bacterial eye infections. The antibiotic contained in Tobrex is tobramycin. Tobrex treats bacterial eye infections only, and should not be used for viral or fungal eye infections.

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