Chloromycetin is composed as capsule. It is an effective medicine indicated for the treatment of serious infections caused by bacteria. It contains active ingredient Chloramphenicol, which is an antibiotic. This antibiotic medicine is offered by leading manufacturing company Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. This medicine is made available as capsule in dosage 250 mg.
Manufacturer: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Active Ingredient: The effective antibiotic has active ingredient Chloramphenicol. It is a semisynthetic, broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from Streptomyces venequelae. It primarily shows bacteriostatic activity. This active component diffuses through the bacterial cell wall and reversibly binds to the bacterial subunit. This process of binding interferes with peptidyl transferase activity that prevents transfer of amino acids to the growing peptide chains and blocks peptide bond formation. It leads to blockage of bacterial protein synthesis and impede bacterial cell proliferation.
Indications: This Chloramphenicol composed antibiotic is used to treat various bacterial infections of eyes. It should be used only in those serious infections which other drugs are ineffective or contraindicated. Chloromycetin capsules are indicated for the treatment of surface ocular infections caused by chloramphenicol-susceptible micro-organisms. This medicine can be used to treat infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus, including Streptococcus pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Klebsiella/Enterobacter species, Moraxella lucunata, and Neisseria species.
Action Mechanism: Antibiotic capsule is known for working by slowing down the growth of bacteria. It prevents these infectious bacteria from producing important proteins that they need to survive. The given medicine is effective against S. typhi, H. influenzae, E. coli, Neisseria species, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus species, Rickettsia, and lymphogranuloma-psittacosis group of organisms.
Dosages: Chloromycetin antibiotic medicine is approved for treatment of bacterial infections caused by various pathogens. It is available in dosages as:
- 250 mg: Consume this antibiotic capsule exactly as prescribed by the doctor, do not go against it
Note: Complete the entire prescribed course of this antibiotic. The dosages mentioned in the prescription by the doctor should be followed strictly.