Therapeutic Indications

Chloramphenicol is indicated for:

Infective conjunctivitis

Irrespective of gender only Children (1 year - 12 years old) , Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Ophthalmic - 4 spreads in 4 divided doses daily

Bacterial infections

Irrespective of gender only Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 3-4 g in 3-4 divided doses daily

Bacterial meningitis

Irrespective of gender only Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 3-4 g in 3-4 divided doses daily

Bacterial infections

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old) , Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50 mg/kg in 4 divided doses daily

Bacterial meningitis

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old) , Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50 mg/kg in 4 divided doses daily

Bacterial infections

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 25 mg/kg in 4 divided doses daily

Bacterial meningitis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 25 mg/kg in 4 divided doses daily

Contraindications

Active ingredient Chloramphenicol is contraindicated in the following cases:

Lactation

No gender/age discrimination

Pregnancy

No gender/age discrimination

Hypersensitivity to chloramphenicol

No gender/age discrimination