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    Betamethasone + Chloramphenicol

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    Betamethasone + chloramphenicol uses

    Betamethasone+Chloramphenicol is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

    How betamethasone + chloramphenicol works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Betamethasone and Chloramphenicol which treat eye infections. Betamethasone is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy after an allergy or infection. Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

    Common side effects of betamethasone + chloramphenicol

    Eye discomfort, Eye irritation, Burning sensation in eye
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    Written By
    Dr. Radhika Dua
    MDS, BDS
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Shilpa Garcha
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    24 Oct 2019 | 03:25 PM (IST)
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    Frequently asked questions for Betamethasone + Chloramphenicol

    Betamethasone + Chloramphenicol

    Q. How long does Betamethasone+Chloramphenicol takes to work?

    Usually, Betamethasone+Chloramphenicol starts working soon after using it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

    Q. Can I stop using Betamethasone+Chloramphenicol when I feel better?

    No, do not stop using Betamethasone+Chloramphenicol and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

    Content on this page was last updated on 24 October, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)