CHLORAMPHENICOL 0.5% EYE DROPS
CHLORAMPHENICOL 5.0% EAR DROPS
CHLORAMPHENICOL 1.0% EYE OINTMENT
Each ml of Eye Drops contains 5mg Chloramphenicol B.P.
Each ml of Ear Drops contains 50mg Chloramphenicol B.P.
1g of Eye ointment contains 10mg Chloramphenicol B.P.
Chloramphenicol is a broad spectrum antibiotic active against most gram-negative and some gram-positive microorganisms, rickettsiae, chlamydia, mycoplasma and the causing agents of brucellosis.
Bacteria conjunctivitis, suppurative keratitis, infections following the injuries of the conjunctiva, cornea, and blepharitis. Superficial infections of the external ear canal caused by bacteria susceptible to Chloramphenicol.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Eye Drops: 1 to 2 drops 4 times daily
Ear Drops: 2 to 3 drops 2 to 3 times daily
Eye ointment: The ointment is applied three to four times daily or more often if necessary, into the lower conjunctival sac.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS AND PRECAUTION
Chloramphenicol is contra-indicated in patients with history of haematological disorders and in neonates. Chloramphenicol should not be combined with another antibiotic or a Sulphonamide in an ophthalmic preparation. Allergy may appear in long-term treatment. In such cases the drug should be withdrawn.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN!
Store below 30OC. Protect from light.
Chloramphenicol Eye and Ear Drops are available in sterile lupolen bottles containing 10ml of the solution and the Eye Ointment in sterile tubes containing 5grams of the ointment.