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NOT FOR INJECTION INTO THE EYE. Sensitivity to topically applied aminoglycosides may occur in some patients. If a sensitivity reaction to TOBREX (tobramycin ophthalmic ointment) 0.3 % occurs, discontinue use.

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TOBREX (tobramycin ophthalmic ointment) 0.3 % is a topical antibiotic indicated in the treatment of external infections of the eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria. Appropriate monitoring of bacterial response to topical antibiotic therapy should accompany the use of TOBREX (tobramycin ophthalmic ointment) 0.3%. Clinical studies have shown tobramycin to be safe and effective for use in children.


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Other Information

TOBREX® (tobramycin ophthalmic ointment) 0.3% is a sterile topical ophthalmic antibiotic formulation prepared specifically for topical therapy of external ophthalmic infections.

Each gram of TOBREX (tobramycin ophthalmic ointment) 0.3% contains: Active: tobramycin 0.3% (3 mg). Preservative: chlorobutanol 0.5%. Inactives: mineral oil, white petrolatum.

Tobramycin is a water-soluble aminoglycoside antibiotic active against a wide variety of gram-negative and gram-positive ophthalmic pathogens.

The chemical structure of tobramycin is :

Chemical Structure

Molecular formula:


Molecular weight:


Chemical name:

0-{3-amino-3-deoxy-α-D-gluco-pyranosyl-(1→4) }-0-{2,6-diamino-2,3,6-trideoxy-α-D-ribohexo-pyranosyl-(1→6) }-2-deoxystreptamine.

Tobrex Manufacturers

  • Rebel Distributors Corp
    Tobrex (Tobramycin) Ointment [Rebel Distributors Corp]
  • Stat Rx Llc Usa
    Tobrex (Tobramycin) Ointment [Stat Rx Llc Usa]
  • Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
    Tobrex (Tobramycin) Ointment [Alcon Laboratories, Inc.]
  • Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
    Tobrex (Tobramycin) Solution [Alcon Laboratories, Inc.]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Tobrex (Tobramycin) Ointment [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]

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