Chloromycetin Ear Drop

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Chloromycetin Ear Drop

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Primarily used for

Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area), Bacterial infections
30.82
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Chloromycetin Ear Drop

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Uses of Benzocaine

Benzocaine is used for local anesthesia.
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Side effects of Benzocaine

Common

Allergy, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Allergic skin rash.

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How to use Benzocaine

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Chloromycetin Ear Drop works

Benzocaine works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
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Uses of Chloramphenicol

Chloramphenicol is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used to treat certain types of serious infections caused by bacteria when other antibiotics cannot be used.
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Side effects of Chloramphenicol

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Altered taste.

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How to use Chloramphenicol

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Chloromycetin Ear Drop works

Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Chloromycetin Ear Drop

Expert advice for Benzocaine

  • Do not use benzocaine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to benzocaine or any other ingredients in formulation.
  • Avoid using benzocaine on broken skin or on large area of body.
  • Do not use benzocaine if you have high levels of blood pigments; if you are taking cholinesterases or sulphonamides.
  • Do not use benzocaine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.

Expert advice for Chloramphenicol

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
Warnings
Special precautions for Chloromycetin Ear Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chloromycetin Ear Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Chloromycetin Ear Drop is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Chloromycetin Ear Drop may cause blurring of your vision for
a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Chloromycetin Ear Drop is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Chloromycetin Ear Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Chlorom
ycetin Ear Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Chloromycetin Ear Drop

Frequently asked questions for Benzocaine

Q. Does Benzocaine heal cold sores/numb mouth/kill sperm/make person sleepy?
Benzocaine can soothe cold sores and numb mouth. It doesn't however kill sperms or make a person sleepy
Q. Is Benzocaine safe?
Benzocaine is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is benzocaine stronger than lidocaine?
Benzocaine and lidocaine both belong to the same class of medicines having similar therapeutic action. Individual responses to these medicines might vary
Q. Does Benzocaine get you high?
Benzocaine has abuse potential. It should never be used for recreational activities
Q. Does Benzocaine delay ejaculation?
Benzocaine is used in condoms to prolong the duration of sex and hence ejaculation. It must be used as advised by the doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Chloramphenicol

Q. Is chloramphenicol bacteriostatic or bactericidal/ an antibiotic/does it contains penicillin/ does it contain steroids/ treat styes?
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic and exerts both bactericidal and bacteriostatic against wide variety of gram positive and gram negative bacteria including E.coli. No, it does not contain penicillin or steroids
Q. Is chloramphenicol safe/ do chloramphenicol cause aplastic anemia/ safe for babies?
Chloramphenicol is safe at recommended dose and duration; however, in some cases it has led to rare side effects such as aplastic anemia. Chloramphenicol should not be used in children under 2 years of age and used be with extreme caution in children above 2 years of age especially who have diarrhea or a stomach or bowel infection
Q. Does chloramphenicol sting/ does chloramphenicol cause dry eyes?
Chloramphenicol eye drops/ ointment may cause transient burning or stinging sensation. It does not cause but should be used with extreme precaution in patients with dry eye syndrome
Q. Can i take paracetamol with chloramphenicol?
Chloramphenicol is not known to have any drug interactions with paracetamol, however, it should be taken together as per doctor's advice
Q. Is chloromycetin a penicillin/ an antibiotic/ with the formula/ chloromycetin is a drug for which disease?
Chloramphenicol is a brand name for chloramphenicol. It is not penicillin. It is an antibiotic with the formula C11H12Cl2N2O5. It used in the treatment of serious infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria by killing or preventing their growth
Q. Is chloromycetin over the counter/ is obtained from?
No, it is available only with your doctor's prescription
Q. Is chloramphenicol and tetracycline similar?
Chloramphenicol and tetracycline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Is Chloromycetin the same as chlorsig?
Both Chloromycetin and chlorsig contains chloramphenicol. Chlorsig is available as eye drop or ointment and Chloromycetin is an oral formulation.
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