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TobraDex ST Patient assistance program

Is your TobraDex ST medication too expensive? Start receiving your medication for only $49 per month.*

Complete a free online enrollment application to find out if you’re eligible to pay only $49 per month for your TobraDex ST medication with our help.

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NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

An introduction to NiceRx

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How it works

  • Apply Online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible.

  • Qualification

    NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are qualified. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free and you only pay our service fee.

  • Upload Documents

    You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.

  • Application Created

    Your application is created and sent to your doctor for signature. At this stage, you will be billed $49 and will not be billed again until you receive your first medication delivery.

  • Receive Medication

    Your application is sent to the pharmaceutical company. You will be billed again once you receive your medication. We handle the entire ordering process including requesting ongoing refills.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly TobraDex ST cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your TobraDex ST prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly service fee of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.

Am I eligible for TobraDex ST patient assistance?

To be eligible for the TobraDex ST patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each TobraDex ST enrollment application individually. The main factors considered are:

  • I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
  • I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
  • I meet certain income eligibility requirements

How do I apply for the TobraDex ST patient assistance program?

Applying for the TobraDex ST patient assistance program through NiceRx is simple. Begin by completing the enrollment application on our website. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers that supply your medication. We may be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications as well as TobraDex ST, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.

If we determine that you may be eligible for TobraDex ST assistance, we will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. We will work with your healthcare provider to prepare and submit all the documents required for you to enroll. If you are successfully enrolled in the TobraDex ST patient assistance program, we will also request your TobraDex ST medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated details and seek to re-enroll you in the program.

Is NiceRx a TobraDex ST coupon provider?

NiceRx does not provide TobraDex ST coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable TobraDex ST manufacturer coupons, TobraDex ST discounts, rebates, TobraDex ST savings cards, trial offers, or free samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. Our service cost is $49 a month per medication, so you will likely save more on your TobraDex ST medication with NiceRx.

Can NiceRx help me get TobraDex cheaper ST if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you access TobraDex ST patient assistance if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for TobraDex ST
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your TobraDex ST prescription
  • You do not have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much does TobraDex ST cost without insurance?

TobraDex ST prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Tobradex ST ophthalmic suspension (0.05%-0.3%) will typically cost around $260 for 5-milliliter eye drops.

How much does TobraDex ST cost with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of TobraDex ST with insurance. To find out what you will need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider. They will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

What is TobraDex ST?

TobraDex ST is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Eyevance Pharmaceuticals LLC. It is a topical antibiotic and corticosteroid combination for steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions including blepharitis, conjunctivitis, and contact lens acute red eye for which a corticosteroid is indicated and where superficial bacterial ocular infection or a risk of bacterial ocular infection exists.

What doses of TobraDex ST are available?

TobraDex ST is available as an ophthalmic suspension, in the following doses: 3 mg/mL tobramycin and 0.5 mg/mL dexamethasone.

Instill one drop into the conjunctival sac(s) every 4 to 6 hours. During the initial 24 to 48 hours, the dosage may be increased to one drop every 2 hours. The frequency should be decreased gradually depending on improvement in clinical signs, but care should be taken not to discontinue therapy prematurely. Do not use while wearing soft contact lenses. A preservative in this medicine could permanently stain the lenses. Use the medicine at least 15 minutes before inserting your contact lenses.

Please read the drug information provided and always speak with your healthcare provider for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

TobraDex ST active ingredients

TobraDex ST contains tobramycin and dexamethasone as the active ingredients.

TobraDex ST side effects

The most common side effects of TobraDex ST in clinical trials include:

  • Hypersensitivity and localized ocular toxicity
  • Eye pain
  • Eyelids pruritus, eyelid edema
  • Conjunctival hyperemia

In rare instances, TobraDex ST can cause more serious adverse effects. These can include:

  • Increase in intraocular pressure (IOP)
  • Glaucoma with damage to the optic nerve, defects in visual acuity, and fields of vision
  • Sensitivity to topically applied aminoglycosides
  • Cataracts
  • Delayed healing
  • Bacterial infections
  • Viral infections
  • Fungal infections

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using TobraDex ST against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of TobraDex ST to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

TobraDex ST drug interactions

TobraDex ST can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Smallpox vaccine
  • Antivirals – atazanavir, boceprevir, fosamprenavir, ritonavir
  • Antibiotics – clarithromycin, erythromycin
  • Diclofenac ophthalmic, flurbiprofen ophthalmic
  • Azole antifungals – itraconazole, ketoconazole, miconazole

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with TobraDex ST. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, herbal products, and supplements.

TobraDex ST contraindications

You should not use TobraDex ST if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredients tobramycin and dexamethasone
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in TobraDex ST
  • Have viral diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva including epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, and varicella
  • Have mycobacterial infection of the eye
  • Have fungal diseases of ocular structures

Talk to your doctor before using TobraDex ST if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with TobraDex ST
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

TobraDex ST generic

TobraDex ST is the trademark brand name for tobramycin/dexamethasone manufactured by Eyevance Pharmaceuticals LLC. A generic version of tobramycin/dexamethasone is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find TobraDex ST savings through NiceRx.

*Qualifying persons may obtain medications directly from patient assistance programs without any out-of-pocket cost (or for less than $49 per medication). However, our monthly flat rate of just $49 per medication spares you the hassle of tracking the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.

Enrollees enjoy a full-service solution, as NiceRx assists them and their physicians with the entire process. We prepare all required documents for the physician to sign, help enrollees manage all prescription refills, monitor eligibility criteria, and maintain enrollment.

**If you do not receive medications because you were determined to be ineligible for the prescription assistance by the applicable pharmaceutical companies and you have a letter of denial, we will refund any fees you paid toward medications for which you did not qualify to receive prescription assistance (“Refund”).

To receive a refund, you must send the letter of denial to us by fax to 888-517-7444, or by e-mail to [email protected] within 30 days of your receipt of such letter. The Refund is your sole and exclusive remedy for any fees you may wish to dispute.

The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.