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TobraDex ST Dosage

Generic name: TOBRAMYCIN 3mg in 1mL, DEXAMETHASONE 0.5mg in 1mL
Dosage form: ophthalmic suspension
Drug class: Ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 9, 2023.

Initiation and Continuation of Treatment

Evaluate intraocular pressure (IOP) prior to the initial prescription and renewal of the medication order [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)] .

Perform ophthalmic examination with the aid of magnification, such as slit lamp biomicroscopy, and, where appropriate, fluorescein staining, prior to the initial prescription and renewal of the medication order. Re-evaluate the patient if signs and symptoms fail to improve after 2 days [see Warnings and Precautions (5.4, 5.5)] .

Not more than one bottle should be prescribed initially, and the prescription should not be refilled without further evaluation.

Recommended Dosage

Instill one drop into the conjunctival sac(s) every 4 to 6 hours. During the initial 24 to 48 hours, the dosage may be increased to one drop every 2 hours. Frequency should be decreased gradually as warranted by improvement in clinical signs. Care should be taken not to discontinue therapy prematurely. Shake well before use.

Further information

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