Cloram is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat infections of the eye caused by bacteria. It works by killing the bacteria that cause ... View More
Uses of Vanmycetin 1% Opticops
Side effects of Vanmycetin 1% Opticops
How to use Vanmycetin 1% Opticops
Take the medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.
How Vanmycetin 1% Opticops works
Cloram is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria that cause eye infections. It does so by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required ... View More
Ocular infections Adult: Apply a 1% ointment 3-4 times daily. Hepatic impairment: Dose reduction may be required.
Renal impairment: Dose reduction may be required.
History of hypersensitivity to the drug; Herpes simplex and other virul conditions of the eye, mycosis.
Mode of Action
Chloramphenicol inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to 50s subunit of the bacterial ribosome, thus preventing peptide bond formation by pept... View More
Avoid prolonged use. Discontinue immediately if local hypersensitivity reactions occur.
Ophthalmic application: Hypersensitivity reactions including rashes, fever and angioedema.
Decreased effects of iron and vitamin B12 in anaemic patients. Phenobarbitone and rifampin reduce efficacy of chloramphenicol. Impairs the action of ora... View More
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