Chloramphenicol medicine is used as an active ingredient in drugs to treat serious infections caused by bacteria. It is an amphenicol-class antibacterial. It is used to treat serious and fatal aplastic anemia. This active component is an organochlorine compound, which is dichloro-substituted acetamide containing a nitrobenzene ring, an amide, and two alcohol functions. It acts as an antimicrobial agent, an antibacterial drug, a protein synthesis inhibitor, an Escherichia coli metabolite, and a Mycoplasma genitalium metabolite.
Class of Drugs – An amphenicol-class antibacterial
Molecular Formula – C11H12Cl2N2O5
Molecular Weight – 323.13 g/mol
Working: The mentioned medicine Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic for the treatment of serious infections and systemic infections. It is also indicated in the treatment of eye infections caused by bacteria. This antibiotic restricts the growth of bacteria.
Uses: Given an antibiotic is approved for the treatment of bacterial eye infections. It is an antibiotic is believed to work by restricting the growth of bacteria. It does not let further growth of infections. It is only indicated for the treatment of bacterial eye infections. Other types of infections cannot be treated with this medication.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This ingredient Chloramphenicol is used as the main active component in various medicines that treat bacterial eye infections are as mentioned below:
- Chloramphenicol: 250 mg
- Chloromycetin:250 mg
- Chloracol: 250 mg
- Chloromycetin Sodium Succinate: 250 mg
Administer this medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not go against the prescription by the doctor.