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Alphenicol

Manufactured by: Alchemist Life Science Ltd

Contains / Salt: Chloramphenicol

Prescription Required

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Alphenicol

Manufactured by: Alchemist Life Science Ltd

Contains / Salt: Chloramphenicol

Prescription Required

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Alphenicol Information

Alphenicol Benefits & Uses

Alphenicol is used to treat the following -

Alphenicol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Alphenicol

Chloramphenicol

Alphenicol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Alphenicol is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Altered taste
  4. Sensation of Stinging
  5. Sensation of Burning
  6. Drowsiness
  7. Headache दुर्लभ
  8. Depression
  9. Urticaria
  10. Angioedema
  11. Blurred vision
  12. Weakness
  13. Skin Rash दुर्लभ
  14. Fever दुर्लभ
  15. Sore throat

Alphenicol Related Warnings

Is the use of Alphenicol safe for pregnant women?

Those pregnant women want to take Alphenicol, before that take doctor advice regarding how to use. If you don't do same then it will cause harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Is the use of Alphenicol safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Alphenicol. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.

Severe

What is the effect of Alphenicol on the Kidneys?

Alphenicol is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Alphenicol on the Liver?

Alphenicol can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Alphenicol on the Heart?

[Organ] can be affected by Alphenicol. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Alphenicol with Other Drugs

Alphenicol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Phenytoin

Rifampicin

Phenobarbital

Warfarin

Glipizide,Metformin

    Glibenclamide,Metformin

      Pioglitazone,Glimepiride

        Alphenicol Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alphenicol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Kidney Disease
        2. Liver Disease
        3. Allergy
        4. Ulcerative Colitis

        Frequently asked Questions about Alphenicol

        Is this Alphenicol habit forming or addictive?

        No, Alphenicol is not habit forming.

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Alphenicol as it does not make you drowsy.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Yes, but take Alphenicol only as per medical advice.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        No, Alphenicol is not used to treat mental disorders.

        नहीं

        Alphenicol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Alphenicol

        Some foods when eaten with Alphenicol can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

        Mild

        Interaction between Alcohol and Alphenicol

        No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Alphenicol with alcohol will be.

        Unknown

        Alphenicol से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

        सवाल 6 months पहले

        Does Alphenicol cause anemia?

        Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

        Yes, Alphenicol might cause aplastic anemia which is a type of anemia in which the body is not able to make new red blood cells. Alphenicol induces aplastic anemia by suppressing the red bone marrow which produces new red blood cells. However, it is reversible and the red blood cells production by red bone marrow is restored after discontinuation of this drug.

        सवाल over 1 year पहले

        How does Alphenicol work?

        Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

        Alphenicol contains chloramphenicol which is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It works by inhibiting the protein synthesis in bacteria which needs to survive. In the absence of protein, the bacterial growth is stunned and slowed. It can also kill the bacteria in higher doses. Alphenicol is effective against a wide range of both gram negative and gram positive bacteria such as Salmonella species, Rickettsia species, Neisseria meningitidis, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae, and Staphylococcus pneumoniae.

        सवाल over 1 year पहले

        How long can I safely take Alphenicol?

        Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

        Take Alphenicol as directed by your doctor to ensure complete eradication of infection. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid bacterial resistance.

        सवाल 11 months पहले

        Does Alphenicol cause fever?

        Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

        Yes, Alphenicol has been reported to cause fever and chills but this occurs in a few cases. If you are experiencing fever after taking this drug then try taking antipyretics (drugs that reduces fever, such as paracetamol) if the fever relapses again then discuss it with your doctor.

        सवाल about 1 year पहले

        Can I take Alphenicol without consulting a doctor?

        Dr. Abhijit MBBS, General Physician

        No, Alphenicol is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause bacterial resistance and unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

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        References

        1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Chloromycetin sodium succinate (chaloramphenicol sodium succinate)
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 739-742