Dexamethasone / Tobramycin Ophthalmic Dosage

This dosage information may not include all the information needed to use Dexamethasone / Tobramycin Ophthalmic safely and effectively. See additional information for Dexamethasone / Tobramycin Ophthalmic.

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Uveitis

Ointment: Apply a small amount (0.5 inch ribbon) into the lower conjunctival sac 3 to 4 times daily.

Dexamethasone-tobramycin 0.1%-0.3% ophthalmic suspension: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the lower conjunctival sac every 4 to 6 hours. For severe infections, the frequency may be increased to every 2 hours during the first 24 to 48 hours.

Dexamethasone-tobramycin 0.05%-0.3% ophthalmic suspension: Instill 1 drop into the lower conjunctival sac every 4 to 6 hours. During the initial 24 to 48 hours, dosage may be increased to one drop every 2 hours.

Usual Adult Dose for Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Ointment: Apply a small amount (0.5 inch ribbon) into the lower conjunctival sac 3 to 4 times daily.

Dexamethasone-tobramycin 0.1%-0.3% ophthalmic suspension: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the lower conjunctival sac every 4 to 6 hours. For severe infections, the frequency may be increased to every 2 hours during the first 24 to 48 hours.

Dexamethasone-tobramycin 0.05%-0.3% ophthalmic suspension: Instill 1 drop into the lower conjunctival sac every 4 to 6 hours. During the initial 24 to 48 hours, dosage may be increased to one drop every 2 hours.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratitis

Ointment: Apply a small amount (0.5 inch ribbon) into the lower conjunctival sac 3 to 4 times daily.

Dexamethasone-tobramycin 0.1%-0.3% ophthalmic suspension: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the lower conjunctival sac every 4 to 6 hours. For severe infections, the frequency may be increased to every 2 hours during the first 24 to 48 hours.

Dexamethasone-tobramycin 0.05%-0.3% ophthalmic suspension: Instill 1 drop into the lower conjunctival sac every 4 to 6 hours. During the initial 24 to 48 hours, dosage may be increased to one drop every 2 hours.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

Not more than 20 mL solution or 7 g ointment should be prescribed without reevaluating the patient.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in infants less than 2 years old.

Dialysis

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