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Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B

Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B Information

Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B Benefits & Uses

Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B is used to treat the following -

Chloramphenicol + 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.

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Ingredients of Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B

Chloramphenicol
Polymyxin B

Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Altered taste
  4. Sensation of Stinging
  5. Sensation of Burning
  6. Drowsiness
  7. Headache translation missing: en.rare
  8. Depression
  9. Urticaria
  10. Angioedema
  11. Blurred vision
  12. Weakness
  13. Skin Rash translation missing: en.rare
  14. Fever translation missing: en.rare
  15. Sore throat
  16. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  17. Paresthesia
  18. Irritability
  19. Dizziness translation missing: en.rare
  20. Flushing
  21. Inflammation of a vein

Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B Related Warnings

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

No research has been done regarding the safety of Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B for pregnant women. Therefore, it cannot be said if Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B is safe during pregnancy.

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

Information about safety of Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

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

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

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

There are no any side effects of Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B for liver.

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

There are no any side effects of Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B for heart.

Severe Interaction of Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B with Other Drugs

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

Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B Contraindications

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

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Allergy
  4. Ulcerative Colitis
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Ulcerative Colitis
  7. Gastritis
  8. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

Frequently asked Questions about Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B

Is this Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B.

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B.

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B only as per medical advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B is not used to treat mental disorders.

Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B

It is safe to take Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B with food.

Interaction between Alcohol and Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B.

Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How to take Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

The dosage of Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B 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 + Polymyxin B 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 9 months पहले

Does Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B cause diarrhoea?

Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B has been reported to cause diarrhoea and it is the most common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

सवाल 6 months पहले

Does Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B cause fever?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B 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 11 months पहले

How long can I safely take Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

Take Chloramphenicol + 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.

सवाल 8 months पहले

Does Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B cause blurred vision?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetology

Yes, Chloramphenicol + Polymyxin B can cause blurred vision (optic neuritis) but this occurs in a few cases only. It is a known side effect of this drug and it is reversible in nature. Usually, the vision is restored after discontinuation of this drug.

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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