Product Name: Chloramphenicol
Product Form: Drops
Manufactured By: JAWA Pharmaceuticals (PVT) LTD
Generic Category: Antibiotic
Ingredients: 5mg/mL chloramphenicol
Chloramphenicol is a medicine that is used to treat and handle over-the-counter ear infections like bacterial conjunctivitis and otitis externa. People have also used it to treat cholera and typhoid.
When other antibiotics don’t work or aren’t available, chloramphenicol is usually the only choice for treating serious bacterial illnesses.
Mode of Action:
Chloramphenicol stops bacteria from making proteins by attaching to ribosomes, which are needed for protein production. This interferes with the growth of germs or kills them.
Chloramphenicol may cause side effects like sickness, vomiting, diarrhea, and a drop in red or white blood cells, just like any other medicine. You should tell your doctor about any serious or odd side effects.
Individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to the drug or prior bone marrow disorders should not use it. Children and pregnant women should be careful because there are risks.
Adherence to the recommended dosage and completion of therapy are crucial. Because of preventing bacterial antibiotic resistance caused by overuse or misuse of antibiotics like chloramphenicol.
- Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic medication used to treat various bacterial infections.
- Antibacterial: It inhibits bacterial growth, making it effective against a wide range of bacterial species.
Price in Pakistan:
Prices can differ, so check with nearby pharmacies or internet merchants.