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Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide

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Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide Uses

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

How Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide works

Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide is a combination of two antibiotics: Chloramphenicol and Sulphacetamide which treat eye infections. Chloramphenicol stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Sulphacetamide works by preventing the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Common side effects of Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide

Eye discomfort, Eye irritation, Burning sensation in eye
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Expert advice for Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide

  • Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide must be used as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide might cause blurring of vision. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how medicine affects you.
  • Avoid contact with your nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the drop in these areas.

Frequently asked questions for Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide

Chloramphenicol + Sulphacetamide

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

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

Q. Can I stop taking Chloramphenicol+Sulphacetamide when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Chloramphenicol+Sulphacetamide 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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