What is Tobramycin-Dexamethasone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tobradex Tobrex

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This combination preparation is used to treat of external eye infections. Common brand name is Tobradex

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Blocked tear duct 1 1
Cystic fibrosis 1 0
Epiphora 1 1
Eye irritation 1 0
Eyes watering (tearing) 1 1

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tobramycin-Dexamethasone

Side effect Patients
Eye pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tobramycin-Dexamethasone

Dosage Patients
0.1-0.3% every other day 1

Why patients stopped taking Tobramycin-Dexamethasone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 4
Doctor's advice 2
Other 2
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Tobramycin-Dexamethasone

Duration

Currently taking Tobramycin-Dexamethasone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Tobramycin-Dexamethasone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for Tobramycin-Dexamethasone

Nov 24, 2017 (Started Oct 30, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.05-0.3% Three times daily

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