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2g - 5g Ophthalmic Medication Cream Ointment Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment For Babies

Categories Ophthalmic Medication
Brand Name: Newlystar
Model Number: 1%, 2g, 3g, 5g
Certification: GMP
Place of Origin: China
MOQ: 100, 000 tubes
Price: Negotiation
Payment Terms: L/C, T/T
Supply Ability: 200, 000 tubes per day
Delivery Time: 45days
Packaging Details: one tube/box
Product: Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment
Specification: 1%, 2g, 3g, 5g
Standard: BP, USP
Packing: one tube per box
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    2g - 5g Ophthalmic Medication Cream Ointment Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment For Babies

    2g - 5g Ophthalmic Medication Cream Ointment Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment For Babies

    Product : Chloramphenicol 1% w/w Eye Ointment

    Specification : 1%, 2g, 3g, 5g

    Standard : BP, USP

    Packing : one tube per box

    Therapeutic indications

    Chloramphenicol is a broad spectrum antibiotic for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by chloramphenicol susceptible organisms.

    Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents. Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus haemolyticus, Morax-Axenfeld, Klebsiella/Enterobacter species and others.

    Chloramphenicol is indicated in adults and children.

    Posology and method of administration


    Adults, children and infants: The recommended dosage for adults, children and infants of all age groups is a small amount of the ointment to be applied to the affected eye every 3 hours or more frequently if required. Treatment should be continued for 48 hours after the eye appears normal.

    Elderly: As for adults. Chloramphenicol has been used successfully at normal dosages in elderly patients. The pattern and incidence of adverse effects does not appear to differ from younger adults.

    Paediatric population

    Dosage adjustment may be necessary in newborn infants because of reduced systemic elimination due to immature metabolism and the risk of dose-related adverse effects. The maximum duration of treatment is 10-14 days.

    Method of administration

    Topical administration to the eye only.


    The ointment must not be administered to:

    • Patients who have a history of hypersensitivity to chloramphenicol or to any of the excipients.

    • Patients who have experienced bone marrow suppression during previous exposure to chloramphenicol.

    • Patients with a known personal or family history of blood dyscrasias including aplastic anaemia.

    Special warnings and precautions for use

    Chloramphenicol is absorbed systemically from the eye and systemic toxicity has been reported.

    Bone marrow hypoplasia, including aplastic anaemia and death, has been reported following topical use of chloramphenicol. Whilst the hazard is a rare one, it should be borne in mind when assessing the benefits expected from the use of the compound.

    If the eye ointment is to be used on a long-term or intermittent basis, it may be advisable to perform a routine blood profile before therapy and at appropriate intervals thereafter to detect any haemopoietic abnormalities.

    In severe bacterial conjunctivitis and in cases where infection is not confined to the conjunctivae, the topical use of chloramphenicol should be supplemented by appropriate systemic treatment.

    Chloramphenicol does not provide coverage against Pseudomonas spp. or serratia marcescens.

    The use of topical chloramphenicol may occasionally result in overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms including fungi. If any new infection appears during treatment, the antibiotic should be discontinued and appropriate treatment given.

    It is recommended that all types of contact lenses be avoided during ocular infections.

    Do not use for more than 5 days without consulting a doctor.

    Medical advice should be sought if there is no improvement in the condition after 2 days or if symptoms worsen at any time.

    Patients should be referred to their doctor if any of the following apply:

    • Disturbed vision;

    • Severe pain within the eye;

    • Photophobia;

    • Eye inflammation associated with a rash on the scalp or face;

    • The eye looks cloudy;

    • The pupil looks unusual;

    • Suspected foreign body in the eye.

    Patients should also be referred to their doctor if any of the following in his/her medical history apply:

    • Previous conjunctivitis in the recent past;

    • Glaucoma;

    • Dry eye syndrome;

    • Eye surgery or laser treatment in the last 6 months;

    • Eye injury;

    • Current use of other eye drops or eye ointment;

    If you wear contact lenses, seek advice either from your contact lens practitioner (optician, optometrist) or doctor before you use this product. You should not wear your contact lenses during the course of treatment. If you wear soft contact lenses do not start wearing them for at least 24 hours after you have finished using the eye ointment.

    Chloramphenicol Side Effects

    Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

    Rare - may also occur weeks or months after you stop using chloramphenicol

    Pale skin

    sore throat and fever

    unusual bleeding or bruising

    unusual tiredness or weakness

    Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

    Less common

    Itching, redness, skin rash, swelling, or other sign of irritation not present before use of chloramphenicol

    Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

    Less common

    Burning or stinging

    After application, eye ointments may be expected to cause your vision to blur for a few minutes.

    Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

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