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Chloramphenicol Price and Pack Size

Chloramphenicol Information

Chloramphenicol Benefits & Uses

Chloramphenicol is used to treat the following -

Chloramphenicol 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 Chloramphenicol


Chloramphenicol Side Effects

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

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

Chloramphenicol Related Warnings

Is the use of Chloramphenicol safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Chloramphenicol should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.


Is the use of Chloramphenicol safe during breastfeeding?

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


What is the effect of Chloramphenicol on the Kidneys?

Chloramphenicol has very mild side effects on the kidney.


What is the effect of Chloramphenicol on the Liver?

Chloramphenicol may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Chloramphenicol on the Heart?

Chloramphenicol may cause harmful effects on heart. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


Severe Interaction of Chloramphenicol with Other Drugs

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

Chloramphenicol Contraindications

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

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

Frequently asked Questions about Chloramphenicol

Is this Chloramphenicol habit forming or addictive?

No, Chloramphenicol is not habit forming.

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

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Chloramphenicol since it will not make you feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Chloramphenicol.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Chloramphenicol is not used to treat mental disorders.

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Chloramphenicol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Chloramphenicol

When consumed with certain foods, Chloramphenicol may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Chloramphenicol

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Chloramphenicol and alcohol. No research has been done on this.


Chloramphenicol से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can I take Chloramphenicol without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS, General Physician

No, Chloramphenicol 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.

सवाल 6 months पहले

How to take Chloramphenicol?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

The dosage of Chloramphenicol may vary from case to case as it depends on the type of infection and severity of the infection. You are recommended to take this drug as per your doctor's instructions. Chloramphenicol should be taken empty stomach because food may affect absorption of this drug. Precautions must be taken in patients with improper liver or kidney function.

सवाल 27 days पहले

Does Chloramphenicol cause weight loss?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, Internal Medicine

No, Chloramphenicol does not cause weight loss. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. However, some of the animal studies have reported weight loss after long-term use of this drug. If you are experiencing unusual weight loss and you are in doubt that Chloramphenicol is causing weight loss then discuss with your doctor instantly. 

सवाल 5 months पहले

How long can I safely take Chloramphenicol?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

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

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can Chloramphenicol cause headache?

Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS, Other

Yes, Chloramphenicol can cause a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest even after this pain does not subside then discuss it with your doctor.

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