Flubichlor Eye Drop

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Medicine Overview of Flubichlor Eye Drop

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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 Flubichlor Eye Drop works

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

Flurbiprofen is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Flurbiprofen

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Flurbiprofen

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 Flubichlor Eye Drop works

Flurbiprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Flubichlor Eye Drop

Expert advice for Chloramphenicol

Do tell your doctor if you have any medical conditions:
  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement.
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances.
  • if you have anemia, bone marrow problems, liver disease, or kidney problem.
Chloramphenicol tablet/capsule/oral suspension is best taken with a full glass (8 ounces) of water on an empty stomach (either 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals), unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Chloramphenicol may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely and ask your doctor before adjusting the dose of your diabetes medicine. Chloramphenicol may reduce the number of clot-forming cells (platelets) in your blood. Monitor blood counts and plasma concentration before and during treatment. To prevent bleeding, avoid situations in which bruising or injury may occur. Chloramphenicol may lower your body's ability to fight infection. Prevent infection by avoiding contact with people with colds or other infections. Notify your doctor of any signs of infection, including fever, sore throat, rash, or chills, If you are using the drug for eye infection, do not wear your contact lenses during the course of treatment.

Expert advice for Flurbiprofen

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Flurbiprofen can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Warnings
Special precautions for Flubichlor Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flubichlor Eye 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
Flubichlor Eye Drop is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Undesirable effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances are possible after taking Flubichlor Eye Drop. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
Flubichlor Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flubichlor Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Flubichlor Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flubichlor Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flubichlor Eye Drop

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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Frequently asked questions for Flurbiprofen

Q. Is Flurbiprofen safe?
Flurbiprofen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Flurbiprofen narcotic/ addictive/ does Flurbiprofen thin blood (work as a blood thinner)?
No, Flurbiprofen is not a narcotic and it is not addictive. Flurbiprofen has no known effects on blood thinning
Q. Is flurbiprofen stronger than ibuprofen/ like/ same as ibuprofen/ a painkiller/ Ansaid?
Flurbiprofen belongs to a group of medicines called NSAID like ibuprofen. The effects of both are comparable. Flurbiprofen is a painkiller and used to treat pain and inflammation. Ansaid is a trade name of the active medicine flurbiprofen
Q. Is Flurbiprofen FDA approved?
Yes, Flurbiprofen is FDA approved for treating pain and inflammation
Q. Is Flurbiprofen over-the-counter medicine?
No, Flurbiprofen is a prescription medicine. It will be given to you if you produce a prescription by your doctor
Q. Can I take flurbiprofen with ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
Ibuprofen and paracetamol are all drugs that belong to the same group of medicines as flurbiprofen i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and therefore, concomitant use of two or more NSAIDs (including aspirin) may increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Does Flurbiprofen make you sleepy or drowsy/ high/ tired/ increase blood pressure?
Yes, Flurbiprofen may make you feel sleepy or drowsy, tired, raise/ increase your blood pressure. It is not known if it makes one feel high. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use for Flurbiprofen
Q. What does Flurbiprofen treat?
Flurbiprofen belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Q. Does Flurbiprofen affect birth control?
No, Flurbiprofen has no known effects on birth control
Q. Does Flurbiprofen have aspirin?
No, Flurbiprofen does not have aspirin. Flurbiprofen is active molecule similar to aspirin and both belong to same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
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