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Chlorophenicol

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Chlorophenicol

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Chlorophenicol Information

Chlorophenicol Benefits & Uses

Chlorophenicol is used to treat the following -

Chlorophenicol 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 Chlorophenicol

Chloramphenicol

Chlorophenicol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Chlorophenicol 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

Chlorophenicol Related Warnings

Is the use of Chlorophenicol safe for pregnant women?

Chlorophenicol should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Chlorophenicol safe during breastfeeding?

Chlorophenicol should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Chlorophenicol on the Kidneys?

Chlorophenicol may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Chlorophenicol on the Liver?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Chlorophenicol on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Chlorophenicol. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Chlorophenicol with Other Drugs

Chlorophenicol 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

        Chlorophenicol Contraindications

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

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

        Frequently asked Questions about Chlorophenicol

        Is this Chlorophenicol habit forming or addictive?

        Forming a habit of Chlorophenicol has not been reported.

        No

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

        Chlorophenicol does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Yes, Chlorophenicol is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        There is no benefit of taking Chlorophenicol for mental disorders.

        No

        Chlorophenicol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Chlorophenicol

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

        Mild

        Interaction between Alcohol and Chlorophenicol

        Information about the interaction of Chlorophenicol and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

        Unknown

        Details

        सामग्री For 1 Strip(S) (10 Capsules Each)
        This medicine data has been created by -
        Md Saadullah
        M.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience
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        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        2 Years of Experience
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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