Chloramphenicol is utilized for treating serious infections due to certain bacteria. Chloramphenicol is surely an antibiotic. It works by killing or slowing the expansion of sensitive bacteria.
Use Chloramphenicol as directed from your doctor.
Ask your medical provider any questions you might have about how exactly to use Chloramphenicol.
Store Chloramphenicol at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store faraway from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Chloramphenicol out of the reach of children and faraway from pets.
All medicines may cause unwanted side effects, but a majority of people have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your physician if any of these most typical unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Mild diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
Severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness in the chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); confusion; dark urine; delirium; depression; headache; fever, chills, or sore throat; pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site; the signs of "gray syndrome" in the infant (swelling from the abdomen, pale or blue skin tone, vomiting, shock, breathlessness, refusal to suck, loose green stools, limp muscles, low temperature); unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual tiredness; vision changes.
This is not an entire listing of all unwanted effects that will occur. If you might have questions about unwanted effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Chloramphenicol if:
Contact your doctor or doctor without delay if some of these connect with you.
Some health concerns may connect to Chloramphenicol. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist for those who have any health concerns, particularly if any from the following connect with you:
Some medicines may connect to Chloramphenicol. Tell your medical provider if you are taking some other medicines, especially any of the following:
This might not be a complete listing of all interactions that could occur. Ask your health care provider if Chloramphenicol may connect to other medicines that you just take. Check with your health care provider before starting, stop, or affect the dose from a medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.