Dextrobac Sterile Ophthalmic Suspension: Each ml contains Dexamethasone BP 1 mg and Tobramycin USP 3 mg
Dextrobac eye drop is a combination preparation of dexamethasone and tobramycin. Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid and tobramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic . It is used in the eye to prevent permanent damage,which may occur with certain eye problems
Dextrobac eye drops are used to treat inflammation and a possible infection that may result from the surgery of the eye
Adults: One drop instilled into the conjunctival sac every 4 to 6 hours while the patient is awake. During the initial 24 to 48 hours, the dosage may be increased to one drop every two hours while the patient is awake, for a maximum of 24 days. Frequency should be decreased gradually as the improvement in clinical signs.
Children: Safety and effectiveness in children below the age of 2 years have not been established.
Tobramycin may cause hypersensitivity and localised ocular toxicity, including lid itching and swelling, and conjunctival erythema. These reactions occur in less than 4% of patients. The reactions due to dexdamethasone are: elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP), with possible development of glaucoma and infrequent optic nerve damage; posterior subcapsular cataract formation; and delayed wound healing.
Shake the bottle well before use. To prevent contamination do not touch the tip of the bottle to affected eye, eyelid or any surface of of the affected eye. Keep the bottle tightly closed after use.
Safety for use during pregnancy and lactation in humans has not been established