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General Health board

  1. Losing my Mind!
    ... This was in September. Well, they gave me valtrex and tobradex . It started to go away! I was starting to feel better...

Allergies board

  1. mysterious eye problems
    ... and a number of other things over the months such as TobraDex , Doxycycline, Zylet, Lotemax, lubricant eye drops...

  2. allergic to eyedrops... other solutions?
    ... under my cheek started burning, ended up having to use tobradex but still burned... I stopped all eye drops and meds...

  3. Please Help! puffy cheeks over maxilarries
    ... months ago. I tried erythromycin (sp?), dexamethasone, tobradex , patanol, baby shampoo, lens scrubs, etc. It only...

Skin Problems board

  1. dr. says its eczema
    ... since. She's been prescribed Ellidel for her face, tobradex for her eyes, and a hydrocortisone steroid cream for...

  2. Dry skin around eye area
    ... the cause, esp if it's an allergy. She prescribed TobraDex - a $90 (!!!) tiny tube of petroleum based antibiotic...
    ... which may NOT be natural at all. The doctor prescribe Tobradex , but told me it TRICKS the eyes into thinking there ... The bad part is something is STILL wrong and the Tobradex is just masking it. He also had given me antibiotics ... but they never worked like the Tobradex did - to whiten the eye. However, even though the ... appointments, my doctor told me if it came back to use the Tobradex (so I could get through the day without everyone staring...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Evidence of abnormal enhancement?
    ... dilated for 2 weeks he said I had scleritis and gave me tobradex ..so after a week and my pupil was still dilated I...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Hypothyroidism & Burning Lids
    ... ophthalmologist diagnosed blepharitis, and prescribed Tobradex ointment (a steroid/antibiotic), lid scrubs, and warm...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Blurred vision in one eye
    ... said i had a bacterial eye infection and put me on tobradex for a week and glasses for a week too without contacts...

  2. right eye blurry
    ... red, itchy, and irritant to light. She prescribed me tobradex , which has a form of steroids in it. My eyes cleared...

  3. When different doctors give you different answers...
    ... he told me I had an ulcer, and prescribed me with Tobradex . The very next day, I had an appointment with ... take drops (Systane). Nevertheless, I still used Tobradex for about a week, and went back for a follow-up (with...
    ... ulcer (according to one of the doctors), and I used Tobradex on them. and both my eyes are blurry now....
    ... ive taken tobradex for the past week and a half for red, dry, itchy eyes...

  4. stye
    ... no infection , is just a lump below the lid. i use tobradex ointment twice a day and since now it is the same...

  5. Conjunctivitis keeps coming back!
    ... eye, and it's been terrible. My doctor prescribed TobraDex , which cleared things up in a few days. But a few...

  6. Chronic red/bloodshot eyes -- help!
    ... immediately went to the eye doctor, who prescribed Tobradex to me and told me to go a week without contacts. ... thought they were recovering. After I ran out of Tobradex , however, my eyes started getting redder and redder ... without contacts. My current opth. is suggesting I use Tobradex again, but I know that long-term use is never good...
    ... opthalmologists have suggested a non-bacterial infection. Tobradex is a broad spectrum antibiotic and it may also calm...

  7. what can i do about my chronic red eyes
    ... I am just getting started with drug treatment, Tobradex and oral Augmentin, and could really use input. Have...

  8. Loooong term use of Fluorometholone
    ... I recently posted a similar question about Tobradex but I've now switched to fluorometholone, a weaker...
    ... I had been using TobraDex for a while and it made my intra ocular pressures ... into the eye as much as Dexamethasone (the Dex in Tobradex ) so it is much safer to use. Increased IOP could lead...

  9. Long term effects of Tobradex on the eyes
    ... addiction. Oh, yes dear. No doctor will recommend using Tobradex long-term this is just insane. The side effects...
    ... addicted per se, but my issue is that without the Tobradex , all of the other treatments-the lid scrubbing, flax ... the eye is unaffected by any treatment besides the Tobradex . I'm visiting my Opthalm. in about a week so I'll...
    ... in America if not the world) allowed me to stay on Tobradex for over a year as long as he could monitor my IOC ... suggested trying a weaker steroid that he got me off the Tobradex and onto Fluorometholone, and I only suggested it...

  10. Painful angular blepharitis
    ... treatment the ophthalmologist gave me. He prescribed me tobradex for two weeks and to put warm compresses. But it does...
    ... I have had blepharitis and also been treated with Tobradex . Or, should I say I HAVE blepharitis -- that's the...

  11. Persistant eye redness
    ... who diagnosed it as conjunctivitis and prescribed Tobradex . Initially it seemed to get better, however after...

  12. Doc said it was blepharitis.. could it be anything else? Also need advice.
    ... available in Australia but my opthamologist has prescribed Tobradex ointment and it does wonders for my Blepharitis, the...

  13. eye problems
    ... 2005 thought it was a virus or infection so I took TobraDex . After awhile he thought it was allergies. Many...

  14. Tobradex Drops and Contacts
    ... internal hordeolum (upper left lid) and prescribed Tobradex by my optometrist, 1 drop, 4x a day for 7 days. He...
    ... internal hordeolum (upper left lid) and prescribed Tobradex by my optometrist, 1 drop, 4x a day for 7 days. He ... contacts, wash my eye lids, use hot compresses. I used tobradex on and off for a period of 6+ months, stye would come ... and go but the tobradex worked! However after all was said and done I developed...
    ... resigned myself to wearing glasses while doing the Tobradex treatment so I guess the contact-wearing is no longer ... in, especially since they're monthly lenses.) The Tobradex is amazing, I actually look human again after 2.5...
    ... I agree that Tobradex does work. Just an fyi it does contain a steroid...

  15. I have a stye that needs to be removed
    ... coincidence in my styes. I also used an eye drop called Tobradex for a long period because the stye kept reoccuring ... on my right eye. Tobradex is a steriod type solution. :)...

  16. Foreign body
    ... pain. I went to the opthomologist and was presribed Tobradex . THat seemed to help with the burning and pain, but...
    ... went in to the eye doctor and was also prescribed Tobradex , but the doctor also scraped the paint out of his...

  17. Fiberglass insulation (dust)
    ... pain. I went to the opthomologist and was presribed Tobradex . THat seemed to help with the burning and pain, but...

  18. Corneal Abrasion, BCL, RCE and Blurry Vision
    ... developed a right eyelid stye infection, was prescribed Tobradex drops. stye was external on lid. Stye problems ... spring all through summer-doc said to continue with Tobradex drops. I must have seen the doctor about 4 times...
    ... unless something causes it to happen? Could the tobradex drops cause the problem? I know for a fact that some...

  19. Bloodshot Eyes
    ... How long have you used Tobradex for? Tobradex is an antibiotic and a steriod. It is not meant to...

  20. Slept in contacts - eyes red
    ... I Slept In Mine By Mistake, And The Doc Gave Me Tobradex A Steroid Antibotic Drops , It Worked Wonders For...

  21. Persistent eye infection
    ... did not get rid of the redness. He then prescribed Tobradex (steroid) which I have been taking for the past 5...
    ... Although the Warnings for Tobradex do say to discontinue use if irritation occurs, it...

  22. Eye Problem, Tobradex & Contacts
    ... Even if the perservatives in Tobradex could ruin a hydragel contact lens,it is totaly contraindic...
    ... I found that the preservative in Tobradex is Benzalkonium Chloride, which apparently is often...
    ... your contact lenses. BUT you will not be using your TobraDex for treatment ANY MORE. In other words : He is ... wear your contact lenses when you still need to use TobraDex to treat the infection. (The perservative,Benzelkonium...
    ... But actually he said to keep using the Tobradex . I was told to use it for 14 days, 4x daily. He said...
    ... corneal infection. The pervertive (BC) in the the TobraDex is in fact,detramental to the contact lens metrix ... our contact lenses and STILL using a treatment drop ( TobraDex ) is OK. If this is what you really heard from...
    ... occured. He/She may want you to continue using the TobraDex , HOWEVER, THE EYE DOCTOR AND YOU NEED TO AGREE THAT ... THE BC PERSERVATIVE IN THE TOBRADEX WILL STILL CAUSE YOUR CONTACT LENSES TO BEGIN SOME...

  23. Blepharitis/sensative eyes
    ... eye lids. However, after three months on doxy and tobradex ointment, my lids improved slightly. As time went...

  24. Woo Hoo!!!!!
    ... pressure FINALLY went back to normal! I had been on TobraDex ointment on my eyelids and it got absorbed throughy...
    ... intra-ocular pressure is now undercontrol and that TobraDex was the possible cause. You stated that you now want...
    ... the Flarex again. He said that if it really was the Tobradex ointment on my eyelids that was causing the increased ... if this was a stand alone effort on the part of the Tobradex . He wants me to use the Flarex 4 times a day again ... like I think it will, then we know it was only the Tobradex . Fortunately I do have a very smart doctor and...

  25. Second Opinion Worth The Visit!
    ... My doctor and I finally figured out that it was the Tobradex ointment on my eyelids causing the pressure to go...

  26. Purple, Misty, Michell, Faith...
    ... pressure was 26 and that was it. Goodbye Flarex, goodbye Tobradex ointment on my lids, and maybe this tuesday goodbye...
    ... question is *which one*? My gut feeling is that the Tobradex ointment I was using on my lids got absorbed through...

  27. Very upset about high IOP.
    ... Acetate, 4X a day. I use FML ointment only at night, and Tobradex ointment on my lids when they get irritated. We know ... Dexamethasone (the "dex" part of Tobradex ") is a very, very powerful steroid and would make ... in my eyes. (I don't care right now about using the Tobradex on my eyelids. We can figure out something else for...
    ... the next step will be to give up the dexamethasone ( Tobradex ) on my eyelids, since he said there's a very slight...
    ... he wasn't thrilled with 22 either, he took away the TobraDex ointment that I had been putting on my eyelids. He...

  28. Mom's Eye Problem
    ... combination can be considered for acute ocular problems. ( TobraDex ). Good luck with Mom. Just remember that you are...

  29. This Is Strange But Nice!
    ... Blepharitis Rosacea, and he was on Doxycycline orally and Tobradex ointment. He was on it for about 3 months and it went...

  30. Seeing Dr. Wednesday
    ... not sensitive to. We even found out that I could use TobraDex on my eyelids and not have a problem with the Dexamethasone ... eyes. I use it on the lids though, in the form of TobraDex ointment. If your doctor knows what he is doing with...

  31. Help! inner corner of eye has been red for a month +!
    ... away in time.. hasnt happened. The other doc gave me tobradex cuz he thought it was a bacterial disease and inflammation...

  32. The Date Is Set!!!!
    ... for about 6 months with oral Doxycycline and topical Tobradex ointment, and now he is fine. The odd thing is that...

  33. Need info on Steroid Drops
    ... my eyes out more, I am using Steroidal drops called Tobradex . These are amazing and work very effectively, but...
    ... Both of those side effects are possible from using TobraDex , but they're are unlikely to occur. If you are...

  34. Good Eye Scaring Me Now
    ... me. He's prescribed a new ointmenr for my eyelids ( Tobradex ) because they are just absolutely raw. I still have ... really wanted to give me the Dexamethasone (dex part of Tobradex ) to put IN the eyes, because it is a much stronger...

  35. Blepharitis--Chronic or Curable?
    ... Meds used: Erythromycin ointment (1 month) Tobradex ointment (1 month) Doxycycline 100 mg. (1 month...

  36. TobraDex
    ... Using tobradex while wearing your contacts will ruin them. If you...
    ... I have been prescibed TobraDex for mild conjunctivitis. It says not to wear contacts ... or has anyone continued to wear contacts while on TobraDex ? TobraDex will ruin your contact lenses because...
    ... I stuck with wearing my glasses while using TobraDex so I'm all set now. :)...

  37. The eye infection that won't die
    ... now and received 4 different medications, including TobraDex and Zylet (both anti-biotic medications) and recently...

  38. Restasis or Erythromycin Ointment?
    ... doctor (who else would I send him to?) prescribed Tobradex ointment and lid scrubs for him for a few months,...

  39. Vision Worsening By The Day!
    ... smarted pretty good! So, I opted to stay with the TobraDex antibiotic cream, hot packs and lid wipes. He said...

  40. Weird eye infection - HELP!
    ... doctor. He said it's a small infection and gave me Tobradex eye antibiotic ointment. Does anyone know how long...

  41. Battling Left Eye Goop (Still!)
    ... ointment on the eyelid. The name of the ointment is TobraDex (tobramycin & dexamethasone). I usually just Q-tip...
    ... blepharitis and the dryness and the stye. I have used TobraDex before. In fact, after I stopped needing the anti ... I had an infection, I wouldn't be able to use the TobraDex becauseit would make my IOP go up too high. It figures...
    ... I was going to tell you that if you are using the TobraDex in your eye, then you have to get your pressure checked...
    ... painful, so I opted to stay with the lid scrubs, the TobraDex , and warm rags. He said it should leave in two weeks...

  42. Dry eyes....Help!
    ... to try a steroid. How come they so often prescribe Tobradex (not Tobramycin) for infections though?? It must...
    ... this surgery, I had also tried all the drops. I tried Tobradex and Lotemax which are steroids and they both helped...
    ... about Doxy, although she mentioned she might prescribe Tobradex for me next time. Is that what you used?? I hope not...
    ... medication I was on was the antibiotic Tobramycin. Tobradex is the same antibiotic but with a steroid component...
    ... Amy--Thanks for the Tobradex info. I'm really afraid to put any more steroid drops...
    ... No I am not using any steroids. I used Tobradex for 3 weeks while i was healing and then I stopped...
    ... eyelids had been so flaky lately! Anyway, he gave him Tobradex eye ointment and Doxycycline, and within a few months...
    ... Also, do any of you have info on something called Tobradex ? Is it a steriod drop? By the way, I started using...
    ... It's about to make a person go broke. By the way, Tobradex is a steroid and tobramycin antibiotic drop. I don...
    ... looked somewhat normal, and keep in mind I was on Tobradex all that time too. Were you on steroids following...
    ... I had no black and blue marks. 3-I was also on Tobradex after the surgery. I used it for 3 weeks. At 3 weeks...
    ... eye doctor the optiumatrist who gave ma an Rx for Tobradex which is an antiboitic and a steriod, this is to clear...
    ... tablet a day for one month. At night I am to put Tobradex Opth ointment on lid margins for three weeks. I have...
    ... on 100 mg of Doxy a day, maybe I need more?? The Tobradex will probably make you feel a lot better in the short...
    ... everything. The only thing that seemed to help was tobradex ointment or eye drops, but this is a steroid, and...
    ... cutie - do u still use the tobradex ointment along with the 12 almonds? are your eyes...

  43. HELP-not 1 single solitary TEAR EVER!?!?
    ... said it was too powerful to use for other times and Tobradex I preffere to not use ever again unless I have to...

  44. tobradex
    ... I have taken the steroid portion of tobradex - dexamethasone for a long time. But it is definitely ... on it again. :( I do have one friend who was on tobradex ointment for a while due to blepharitis and was only...

  45. Eye Surgery...How To Prevent Infection?
    ... me it wasn't. For the second surgery I was put on Tobradex immediately post-op which is an antibiotic/steroid ... pain meds during surgery. Not sure if it was the Tobradex or the Toradol (strong NSAID I was given before surgery...

  46. Blepharitis question...
    ... time. Need to continue hot soaks and now using Tobradex Ointment at night, and take Doxycycline twice day...
    ... biotic drops most likely do have preservatives in them. Tobradex definitely does. In fact, the only anti-biotic drop ... preservative free dexamethasone ointment (the dex part of Tobradex ) and pres. free fluorometholone drops (FML). And my...
    ... next December (yikes!). So the doctor put you on Tobradex along with the doxycycline? Do you know why he prescribed...

Lasik Eye Surgery board

  1. Research on Goblet Cells
    ... docs can still be dry. I just completed a week of Tobradex , and it actually helped with some itching and dry ... eye but was told cannot use to much Tobradex . Doc recently placed a plug in my lower lid....not...

Sjögren's Syndrome board

  1. Sjogren's and dry eyes
    ... the day!) oh yeah, and the doctor gave me some Tobradex today. I'll see if my eyes will get better.....