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Chloromycetin Ophthalmic Ointment Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 28, 2021.

Generic name: chloramphenicol
Dosage form: ophthalmic ointment

A small amount of ointment placed in the lower conjunctival sac every three hours, or more frequently if deemed advisable by the prescribing physician. Administration should be continued day and night the first 48 hours, after which the interval between applications may be increased. Treatment should be continued for at least 48 hours after the eye appears normal.

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