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Chloramphenicol + Hydrocortisone

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Chloramphenicol + Hydrocortisone Uses

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

How Chloramphenicol + Hydrocortisone works

Chloramphenicol + Hydrocortisone is a combination of two medicines: Chloramphenicol and Hydrocortisone. Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Hydrocortisone is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause redness, swelling and itching after an allergy or infection.

Common side effects of Chloramphenicol + Hydrocortisone

Eye discomfort, Eye irritation, Burning sensation in eye
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Frequently asked questions for Chloramphenicol + Hydrocortisone

Chloramphenicol + Hydrocortisone

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

Usually, Chloramphenicol+Hydrocortisone 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 Chloramphenicol+Hydrocortisone when I feel better?

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


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