OCULAR ANTIINFLAMMATORIES & ANTI ALLERGICS
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3.Hypersensitivity reactions( Anaphylaxis, Angioneurotic edema, Urticaria, Fever, Vesicular and maculopapular dermatitis)
1.Hypersensitivity to Chloramphenicol
2.Myelosuppression during previous exposure to Chloramphenicol
4.Perforated ear drum (ear drops)
2.If irritation occurs then discontinue the use of medicaments
3.Avoid contact lenses
4.Avoid driving vehicle or operating machine since Chloramphenicol eye drops produces blurred vision
5.If you are using more than one type of eye drop you should administer them at least five minutes apart, to prevent the second drop washing away the first. Use eye gels or ointments last
Chloramphenicol eye drops 0.4%, 0.5% and 1% and eye ointments 1% w/v is available.
Eyes: 1 drop should be instilled in the infected eye every 2 hours for 2 days and thereafter every 4 hours for up to 5 days. Do not use during sleep.
Chloramphenicol 5% w/v drop is used
Ears: The area should be cleaned and 2 - 3 drops instilled in the infected ear 3 - 4 times a day for up to 1 week
Children: 1 - 2 drops 3 times daily.