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Brand names: Tobradex
Generic name: Tobramycin and Dexamethasone
Manufacturer: Alcon Labratories
TobraDex (tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension USP) is a prescription medication marketed in the United States by Alcon Labs.
The active ingredients are tobramycin 0.3% an antibiotic and dexamethasone 0.1% corticosteroid.
TobraDex is a trademark of Alcon Labs. It is prescribed for a wide spectrum of bacteria eye infections. Tobradex can also be used to clear or contract stye that are also found in the eye.
Tobradex is sometimes prescribed for the treatment of pink eye. Because it contains a steriod, careful use with gradual reduction of doses is required.