[klawr-am-fen-i-kawl, -kol, klohr-]
a colorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble antibiotic, C11H12Cl2N2O5, obtained from cultures of Streptomyces venezuelae or synthesized: used chiefly in the treatment of infections caused by certain bacteria, by rickettsiae, and by certain viruses.
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial
infections. This includes meningitis, plague, cholera, and typhoid fever. Its use ...
Easy to read patient leaflet for chloramphenicol. Includes indications, proper use,
special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
Learn about Chloramphenicol symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in the Merck
Manual. HCP and Vet versions too!
is a bacteriostatic antimicrobial agent obtained from the Streptomyces bacterium. It was the first antibiotic to be synthesized on a large scale. More »
Jul 10, 2014 ... Consumer information about the medication chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin,
Econochlor, Ocu-Chlor) side effects, drug interactions, ...
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic first isolated from cultures of Streptomyces
venequelae in 1947 but now produced synthetically. It has a relatively simple ...
Chloramphenicol injection may cause a decrease in the number of certain types
of blood cells in the body. In some cases, people who experienced this ...
Chloramphenicol is used to treat serious infections in different parts of the body. It
is sometimes given with other antibiotics. However, chloramphenicol should ...
Nov 2, 2012 ... Chloramphenicol for eye infections This leaflet is about the use of
chloramphenicol for the treatment of bacterial eye infections.