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Manufactured by: Torque Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Chloramphenicol

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Phenicol Information

Phenicol Benefits & Uses

Phenicol is used to treat the following -

Phenicol 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 Phenicol


Phenicol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Phenicol 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
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  14. Fever translation missing: en.rare
  15. Sore throat

Phenicol Related Warnings

Is the use of Phenicol safe for pregnant women?

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


Is the use of Phenicol safe during breastfeeding?

Phenicol should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Phenicol on the Kidneys?

Phenicol is rarely harmful for [Organ].


What is the effect of Phenicol on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your [Organ] after taking Phenicol. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Phenicol on the Heart?

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


Severe Interaction of Phenicol with Other Drugs

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

Phenicol Contraindications

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

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

Frequently asked Questions about Phenicol

Is this Phenicol habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Phenicol is addictive.

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

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


Is it safe?

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

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Phenicol is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

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Phenicol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Phenicol

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Phenicol to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.


Interaction between Alcohol and Phenicol

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


Phenicol से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 6 months पहले

Is Phenicol safe to use?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Phenicol is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as a headache, nausea, and vomiting. If you experience any of the above conditions after taking this medicine then do not hesitate to inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

सवाल 30 days पहले

Does Phenicol cover enterococcus?

Dr. Ramraj MBBS, Other

No, Phenicol does not cover Enterococcus faecalis. They are generally found to be resistant to Phenicol. However antibiotic sensitivity test is recommended to confirm its resistance. 

सवाल 9 months पहले

What is Phenicol?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

Phenicol is a brand name of chloramphenicol and it comes in the various dosage forms such as an oral tablet, capsule, syrup, and eye drops. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called amphenicols. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which is active against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It is mainly used in the treatment of psittacosis also known as parrot fever, rickettsial infection, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, and also sometimes in the management of typhoid fever.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can Phenicol cause nausea and vomiting?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Rarely, Phenicol 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.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Does Phenicol cause blurred vision?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetology

Yes, Phenicol 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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