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What is Tobradex?

Tobradex is the brand name of an eye medication that contains two active ingredients: tobramycin and dexamethasone. It is available as an eye drop suspension or an eye ointment. It is used to treat eye infections and the accompanying inflammation. Tobramycin is an antibiotic that kills susceptible bacteria that causes the infection. Dexamethasone is a steroid that reduces the swelling and discomfort that can be associated with the infection.

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