Chloramphenicol is used for treating serious infections caused by certain bacteria. Chloramphenicol can be an antibiotic. It works by killing or slowing the growth of sensitive bacteria.
Use Chloramphenicol as directed because of your doctor.
Ask your medical provider any queries you could have about how exactly to make use of Chloramphenicol.
Store Chloramphenicol at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Chloramphenicol out from the reach of kids and from pets.
All medicines could cause unwanted effects, but some everyone has no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your physician if any of these most common negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Mild diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting.
Seek medical attention immediately if any of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); confusion; dark urine; delirium; depression; headache; fever, chills, or sore throat; pain, redness, or swelling on the injection site; signs of "gray syndrome" in a infant (swelling of 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 side effects which could occur. If you've questions on unwanted effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Chloramphenicol if:
Contact your medical professional or health care provider immediately if any of these connect with you.
Some medical ailments may talk with Chloramphenicol. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist in case you have any health concerns, especially if any from the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may communicate with Chloramphenicol. Tell your health care provider if you consider any other medicines, especially any from the following:
This will not be a whole list of all interactions that could occur. Ask your medical provider if Chloramphenicol may connect to other medicines that you take. Check with your medical provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.