Tobradex eye drops contain two active ingredients, dexamethasone and tobramycin. Dexamethasone belongs to a group of medicines known as corticosteroids that are used for reducing inflammation. Tobramycin is an antibiotic that is included in these drops to prevent infections with bacteria.
It is used to treat bacterial infections. Dexamethasone is a steroid. Dexamethasone ophthalmic is used to treat the swelling associated with bacterial infections of the eye. Tobradex is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.