Frequently Asked Questions
Chloramphenicol Eye Drops are used to treat acute bacterial conjunctivitis, an eye infection caused by bacteria.
Follow the instructions provided with the medication. Typically, apply one to two drops in the affected eye(s) every 2-3 hours during waking hours for the first 48 hours, then reduce the frequency.
Yes, store the eye drops in the refrigerator to maintain their effectiveness. Do not freeze them
If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it's almost time for the next dose, skip the missed one and continue with your regular schedule.
These eye drops are specifically for bacterial conjunctivitis. Consult your healthcare provider before using them for other eye conditions.
Use the drops for the entire prescribed duration, typically a 5-day course, even if symptoms improve before completion
It's advisable to avoid wearing contact lenses during the treatment period. Consult your eye care professional for guidance.
Common side effects may include temporary stinging or burning. If you experience severe irritation or other unexpected effects, contact your healthcare provider.
Temporary blurred vision may occur after application. Avoid activities that require clear vision until your vision returns to normal.
Consult a healthcare professional before using any medication during pregnancy or breastfeeding.