Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. AKTob
  2. Tobrasol
  3. Tobrex

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Apo-Tobramycin
  2. Sab-Tobramycin
  3. Tomycine

Descriptions


Ophthalmic tobramycin is used in the eye to treat bacterial infections of the eye. Tobramycin works by killing bacteria.

Ophthalmic tobramycin may be used alone or with other medicines for eye infections. Either the drops or the ointment form of this medicine may be used alone during the day. In addition, both forms may be used together, with the drops being used during the day and the ointment at night.

Tobramycin ophthalmic preparations are available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Ointment
  • Solution