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Important: The information below refers to products available in the United States that contain chloramphenicol.

Product(s) containing chloramphenicol:

chloramphenicol systemic

Brand names: Chloromycetin, Chloromycetin Sodium Succinate, Chloracol
Drug class(es): miscellaneous antibiotics
Chloramphenicol systemic is used in the treatment of:

chloramphenicol ophthalmic

Brand names: Chloroptic, AK-Chlor, Chloromycetin Ophthalmic, Ocu-Chlor
Drug class(es): ophthalmic anti-infectives
Chloramphenicol ophthalmic is used in the treatment of:

chloramphenicol otic

Brand names: Chloromycetin Otic
Drug class(es): otic anti-infectives

Multi-ingredient medications containing chloramphenicol:

chloramphenicol/fibrinolysin and desoxyribonuclease topical

Brand names: Elase-Chloromycetin
Drug class(es): topical debriding agents

chloramphenicol/hydrocortisone/polymyxin b ophthalmic

Brand names: Ophthocort
Drug class(es): ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.