TOBREX® Eye Ointment contains the active ingredient tobramycin. Tobramycin is an “aminoglycoside” antibiotic. TOBREX® Eye Ointment is used to treat bacterial infections of the external part of the eye.
Tobramycin belongs to a class of drugs called aminoglycoside antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This medication treats only bacterial eye infections.