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Brand names in the United States --
Brand names in the Canada --
* Isopto Fenicol
* Minims Chloramphenicol 0.5%
* Pentamycetin Ophthalmic Solution 0.25%
* Pentamycetin Ophthalmic Solution 0.5%
Dosage forms --
* Powder for Solution
Therapeutic classification: Antibiotic
Chemical classification: Chloramphenicol (class)
DESCRIPTION OF USE
Chloramphenicol belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. Chloramphenicol ophthalmic preparations are used to treat infections of the eye. This medicine may be given alone or with other medicines that are taken by mouth for eye infections.
Chloramphenicol is available only with your doctor's prescription.
BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE
In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the …