Drug interactions between Maxidex and TobraDex
|Maxidex (dexamethasone ophthalmic)|
|TobraDex (dexamethasone/tobramycin ophthalmic)|
Interactions between your drugs
- Maxidex is in the drug class ophthalmic steroids.
- Maxidex is used to treat the following conditions:
- TobraDex is a member of the drug class ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives.
- TobraDex is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'ophthalmic steroids' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'ophthalmic steroids' category:
- dexamethasone (active ingredient in Maxidex (dexamethasone ophthalmic))
- dexamethasone (active ingredient in TobraDex (dexamethasone/tobramycin ophthalmic))
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.