Chloramphenicol ophthalmic solution is used -
• For the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis and other superficial ocular infections caused by Chloramphenicol sensitive organisms.
• Infection prophylaxis pre and post-operatively.
• After chemical or other burn.
• For prophylactic and therapeutic irrigation of the tear ducts.
Dosage and administration:
Insert 1 drop into the conjunctival sac 2-4 times per day. In acute cases up to 1 drop every hour. Children: No specific data are available and thus no specific dosage recommendation can be given.