Side Effects and usage of Renicol (Eye) (10 ml) Drop
Side EffectsGI upsets, optic and peripheral neurites, dry mouth, allergic skin reactions.
Gray baby syndrome, supra infections.
Bone marrow depression, aplastic anaemia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia or pancytopenia.
Hypersensitivity reactions, irritation.
IndicationsEnteric fever (Typhoid and Para typhoid).
Anaerobic infections, intraocular infections, urinary tract infections, conjunctivitis, external ear infections.
Corneal ulcer, bacterial conjunctivitis, trachoma, ocular infections.
Otitis externa, chronic otitis media.
Pre and post antral or mastoid surgery.
Contra IndicationsHypersensitivity, trivial infections or prophylaxis, concomitant use of penicillins.
Large doses in neonates, bone marrow hypoplasia.
Contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation.
CautionNever use in minor infections or those of undefined etiology.
Avoid repeated courses.
Concomitant use of anti coagulants, and convulsants, sulphonylurea.
Hazard of aplastic anaemia is very unlikely but should be borne in mind while assessing the benefit expected from their use.
Application should be discontinued if allergic reaction occurs.
CostThe cost of the drug per 1 ml is Rs.1.56 in India as of date.
FormulationRenicol (Eye) (10 ml) Drop mainly contains the generic formulation called as Chloramphenicol- 0.5% w/v.
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