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Chloramphenicol BP 5mg/ml

Business Unit: Human

Medicine Type: Eye Drop

Generic Name: Chloramphenicol BP 5mg/ml

Therapeutic Class: Ear & Eye Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics, Macrolides

Indication: Chloramphenicol is a broad-spectrum bacteriostatic antibiotic which acts through the inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis by interfering with the transfer of activated amino acids from soluble RNA to ribosomes. Chloramphenicol is indicated for the treatment of ocular infections involving the conjunctiva and/or cornea caused by chloramphenicol-susceptible organisms. Such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, E.coli, H. influenzae, Klebsiella/Enterobacter spp, Moraxella lacunata, and Neisseria species.

Dosage & Administration: Adult and Children: Instill 1 or 2 drops in the conjunctival sac 4-6 times per day for the first 72 hours and then every 4 hours thereafter. Treatment should be continued for approximately 7 days, but should not be continued for more than 3 weeks without re-evaluation by the physician.

Preparation: Plastic dropper bottle containing 10 ml sterile eye/ear drops.