Information about Chloramphenicol Topical
Chloramphenicol topical uses
Chloramphenicol Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in infections of the ear and eyes.
How chloramphenicol topical works
Chloramphenicol Topical is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Common side effects of chloramphenicol topical
Burning sensation, Stinging sensation
Available Medicine for Chloramphenicol Topical
- ₹9 to ₹28Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd4 variant(s)
- ₹16 to ₹58Jawa Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹29Indoco Remedies Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹31Juggat Pharma1 variant(s)
- ₹22 to ₹24Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹44Raymed Pharmaceuticals Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹23Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹8Sunways India Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹24Optho Remedies Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹11 to ₹40Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd2 variant(s)
Frequently asked questions for Chloramphenicol Topical
Q. Is chloramphenicol bacteriostatic or bactericidal/ an antibiotic/does it contains penicillin/ does it contain steroids/ treat styes?
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic and is both bactericidal (kills the bacteria) and bacteriostatic (inhibits the growth of bacteria without killing them) against numerous bacteria. No, it does not contain penicillin or steroids. It is used in the treatment of styes
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. Is chloromycetin a penicillin/ an antibiotic/ with the formula/ chloromycetin is a drug for which disease?
Chloromycetin is a brand name for chloramphenicol. It is not penicillin. Chloromycetin cream is used in the treatment of infections of the eye surface and eyelids
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 are separate drugs with similar action. However, they are used to treat different types of infections
Q. Is Chloromycetin the same as chlorsig?
Both Chloromycetin and chlorsig contains chloramphenicol and are available in the form of ointment and eye drops.