Who should not use tobramycin and dexamethasone?

You should not use the combination drug tobramycin and dexamethasone (TobraDex), an antibiotic ointment or drops used to treat various eye infections, if:
  • you know you're allergic to this drug or other antibiotics
  • you're pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or if you're breastfeeding, because the drug might affect a developing fetus or breastfeeding baby
If you wear contact lenses, you shouldn't wear them if you have an eye infection or while using tobramycin and dexamethasone. Be sure to tell your doctor about any other medications you're taking, including over-the-counter drugs, vitamins and other eye medications.

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