Dexamethasone steroid

Tobramycin/dexamethasone ( INNs , trade name Tobradex , Tobrason in Jordan [1] ) is a prescription medication in the form of eye drops and eye ointment , marketed by Alcon . The active ingredients are tobramycin % (an antibiotic ) and dexamethasone % (a corticosteroid ). It is prescribed for a wide spectrum of bacterial eye infections. Tobradex can also be used to clear or contract styes that are also found in the eye. It is prescribed for the treatment of pink eye in combination with bacterial infections. Because it contains a steroid, careful use with gradual reduction of doses is required.

Prolonged use may result in glaucoma , with damage to the optic nerve , defects in visual acuity and fields of vision, and posterior subcapsular cataract formation. Prolonged use may suppress the host response and thus increase the hazard of secondary ocular infections. In those diseases causing thinning of the cornea or sclera , perforations have been known to occur with the use of topical steroids. In acute purulent conditions of the eye, steroids may mask infection or enhance existing infection. If this product is used for 10 days or longer, intraocular pressure should be routinely monitored even though it may be difficult in children and uncooperative patients.

processing.... Drugs & Diseases dexamethasone (Rx) Brand and Other Names: Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, more... Dexasone, Solurex, Baycadron

  • Classes: Corticosteroids ;
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Share
  • Email
  • Print
  • Feedback
Close
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
Sections dexamethasone (Rx)
  • Sections dexamethasone
  • Dosing & Uses
  • Interactions
  • Adverse Effects
  • Warnings
  • Pregnancy
  • Pharmacology
  • Administration
  • Images
  • Patient Handout
  • Formulary
Dosing & Uses Adult Pediatric Dosage Forms & Strengths tablet

Dexamethasone steroid

dexamethasone steroid

Media:

dexamethasone steroiddexamethasone steroiddexamethasone steroiddexamethasone steroiddexamethasone steroid

http://buy-steroids.org