Medicine Overview of Klorum Injection
How to use Klorum Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Klorum Injection works
Klorum Injection 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 Klorum Injection
Expert advice for Klorum Injection
- 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.
Klorum Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Klorum Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Klorum Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Klorum Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Klorum Injection may cause blurring of your vision for a sho+more
rt time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Klorum Injection is probably safe to use in patients with ki+more
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Klorum Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Klorum+more
Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Absolut DM 500mcg Injection, Met B12 500mcg Injection, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Gardenal 30mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Klorum Injection
Frequently asked questions about 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.
Substitutes for Klorum
No substitutes found for this medicine