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Why has my doctor prescribed generic tobramycin and dexamethasone?

Generic tobramycin and dexamethasone is an antibiotic ointment or drops used to treat various eye infections. Its brand names are TobraDex and TobraDex ST. Often the generic form of a drug is less expensive than the brand-name version, so your doctor may have prescribed generic tobramycin and dexamethasone for that reason.

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