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    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B Information

    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B is an allopathic medicine The correct dosage of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.



    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B Benefits & Uses

    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 4 drop
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 3 drop
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 4 drop
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 4 drop
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B is used -

    Severe

    • Electrolyte imbalance
    • Bone degradation
    • Allergic reaction
    • Edema
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Bone Fracture
    • Bradycardia
    • Visual Disturbance

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhoea
    • Skin irritation
    • Dizziness
    • Loss of appetite

    Common

    • Skin scar
    • Dryness
    • Itching or burning

    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B safe for pregnant women?


      The effects of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.

    • Is the use of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B safe during breastfeeding?


      In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B is unavailable.

    • What is the effect of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B on kidney have been reported.

    • What is the effect of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B on the Liver?


      Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B does not damage the liver.

    • What is the effect of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B on the Heart?


      You can take Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B without any fear of damage to the heart.



    Severe Interaction of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B with Other Drugs

    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B

    • Is this Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B has not been reported.

    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B


      Taking Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B with food does not harm your health.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B


      Information about the interaction of Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.



    Frequently asked Questions about Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B

    Question about 4 years ago

    Is Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B bacteriostatic or bactericidal?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B is bacteriostatic at the therapeutic dose that means it inhibits the growth of the bacteria but it can be bactericidal at higher doses. It works by inhibiting the protein synthesis in bacteria which it needs to survive. In the absence of protein synthesis, the bacterial growth is stunned and slowed.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B with ranitidine?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B can be taken with ranitidine. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B along with ranitidine if taken as directed by a doctor. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B cover anaerobes?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B covers all anaerobes. It effectively inhibits most of the anaerobic bacteria at therapeutic doses. An antibiotic sensitivity test is always recommended to confirm its susceptibility.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How long can I safely take Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B cause nausea and vomiting?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Rarely, Chloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B causes nausea and vomiting. It is a known side effect of this drug. For relief from nausea and vomiting try to take lime water, avoid eating spicy food even if it persists or becomes severe then discuss with your doctor.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

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    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Chloromycetin sodium succinate (chaloramphenicol sodium succinate)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 739-742

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 362-366

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 289

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Decadron® (dexamethasone)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hemady™ (dexamethasone)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hexadrol® (dexamethasone sodium phosphate)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Polymyxin B

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 759



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