Tobradex is a corticosteroid and antibacterial drug for the eye used to treat inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea, and anterior segment of the globe. It is also used for chronic anterior uveitis and corneal injury from burns or other injuries to the eye. 

Full prescribing information is available at:

http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=6745

Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobradex 

 

Get The Graedons' Favorite Home Remedies Health Guide for FREE

Join our daily email newsletter with breaking health news, prescription drug information, home remedies AND you'll get a copy of our brand new full-length health guide — for FREE!

  1. judi
    Reply

    My sympathies to you! I’ve had uveitis twice, the first time in 2007 I was treated with prednisone, pred forte, and the drugs mentioned above. The last time I had it was 2010 I think, and I was treated with durezol. Magic. No prednisone, and a much quicker recovery. Good luck!

  2. Steve
    Reply

    I’ve had Uveitis for 24 years now — and for the first 21 years I was treated with Tobrex and Tobradex as well. They are bother prednisone based and after so many years on this — between drops, pills and injections into my eyes — it builds up in my system – then it finally crashed my immune system !!
    Then you have issues defending off infections and I now am on a form of chemo therapy for 26 months now, and completely removed from prednisone — to keep the white cells from attacking my eyes — but the side effects are horrible !! I was given other drug options – but they were as – or more toxic — and the side effects are brutal — for me !!
    But – one should be careful with prednisone — it should be used for SHORT time frames – not years in consistently. But — if you take nothing – uveitis will eventually lead to blindness !!!
    Pick your poison !!!!

What Do You Think?

We invite you to share your thoughts with others, but remember that our comment section is a public forum. Please do not use your full first and last name if you want to keep details of your medical history anonymous. A first name and last initial or a pseudonym is acceptable. Advice from other commenters on this website is not a substitute for medical attention. Do not stop any medicine without checking with the prescriber. Stopping medication suddenly could result in serious harm. We expect comments to be civil in tone and language. By commenting, you agree to abide by our commenting policy and website terms & conditions. Comments that do not follow these policies will not be posted. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Your cart

Total
USD
Shipping and discount codes are added at checkout.