Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin®, Duricol®, Viceton®)

broad spectrum antibiotic

Medication Info

  • Class of Medication
    • broad spectrum antibiotic
  • Effects
    • antibiotic rarely used for a wide range of infections
    • useful in very specific situations
  • Side Effects
    • low frequency of side effects
      • loss of appetite
      • vomiting
      • diarrhea
    • rare side effects
      • bone marrow suppression
  • Other Info
    • THIS DRUG CAN CAUSE FATAL BONE MARROW SUPPRESSION IN HUMANS!
    • USE GLOVES WHEN HANDLING THE DRUG
    • MAKE SURE YOU KEEP THIS DRUG OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN!
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