Minims Chloramphenicol

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Minims Chloramphenicol Eye Drops is a treatment for conjunctivitis. It is an antibiotic medicine made by Bausch and Lomb.

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This solution contains 0.5% chloramphenicol, and is administered one or two drops at a time, up to six times a day, to the affected eye.

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Minims Chloramphenicol is an eye drop solution used in conjunctivitis. It is applied to the affected eye around six times a day, or more if symptoms are severe, and is an antibiotic solution. The treatment clears up the infection by attacking the bacteria responsible. Minims Chloramphenicol is made by Bausch and Lomb, and is only available to buy in the UK on prescription.

  1. Gets to work quickly
  2. Fights off infection
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Conjunctivitis is a condition which can be caused by a number of factors. It might occur due to an allergic reaction to pollen or dust mites, due to irritation by soap or other cosmetic products, or be the result of a bacterial infection. In cases of the latter, the infection is caused when harmful bacteria is transferred to the eye, causing a range of symptoms.

These may include redness, wateriness, the production of a yellow discharge, or a slight burning sensation. In more severe cases, where there is particularly intense redness present in the eye, sight problems, pain or sensitivity to light, then emergency medical attention should be sought.

Symptoms occur when the blood vessels in the conjunctiva, which is a thin layer of cells that covers the eye, become inflamed and widen. This causes the body to react by producing mucus, which manifests in the form of the above-mentioned yellow discharge. Persons who are susceptible to conjunctivitis include those who have diabetes, are taking immunosuppressant medication such as corticosteroids, or have recently had an infection of the airways or a cold.

One of the most efficient ways of treating bacterial conjunctivitis in most cases is with antibiotic medication. Minims Chloramphenicol is one such option, and is issued in the form of an eye drop. It contains the functioning agent chloramphenicol, which works by attacking the bacteria’s ability to multiply itself and spread. This weakens the infection enough for the immune system to fight off what remains, and symptoms then begin to dissipate.

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How to use Minims Chloramphenicol

Take care to follow the instructions issued by your prescriber when using this treatment, and read the supplied guidelines in the patient information leaflet fully beforehand. Doing so will enable you to get the best possible results from the medication and also to reduce the likelihood of side effects.

  1. Administer as directed.
  2. For adult cases of conjunctivitis, this will typically be one or two drops up to six times per day.
  3. In severe cases, this may be increased if your doctor feels it necessary.
  4. Prior to use, wash your hands.
  5. Stand or sit in front of a mirror.
  6. Carefully dab away any excess moisture around the eyes, before removing the lid on the treatment.
  7. Then gently pull down the lower lid of your eye, and without letting the dropper touch, apply the desired number of drops to the inside of the eyelid.
  8. Blink several times to distribute the medicine evenly.
  9. Shut your eyes and gently apply a touch of pressure to the inner corner of your eyelid for around three minutes, to prevent the solution from draining into the nose and throat.
  10. If required, do the same for the other eye.
  11. You should start to notice an improvement very quickly. If you do not after a few days of continuous use, go back to your doctor for further help.
  12. Do not take more than the amount prescribed.
  13. If you miss a dose, you can take it when you remember provided your next dose is not due. If it is, skip the one you have missed and continue to take the treatment as normal.

The above forms only a summary of the directions you will need to follow when using this product. For more detailed instructions, consult the leaflet provided.

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Minims Chloramphenicol side effects

Let your doctor know right away if you notice any signs of an allergic reaction, or any other side effects which concern you.

Possible side effects:
Burning, stinging, itching and temporary skin irritation (including dermatitis) around the application site.

Please refer to the leaflet supplied for more detailed information.

Taking it with other medicines

It may not be suitable for use in those who have also been given Chymotrypsin. Tell your doctor if you are using any other treatments during consultation.

Conditions to look out for

You should disclose your medical history to your prescriber before using this medication, so that they can accurately determine whether it is suitable.

 

Q&A: our Minims Chloramphenicol discussion forum

Can I still drink alcohol?

Yes. It is not likely that this medication will be affected by alcohol.

Will I still be able to drive?

Yes, but before attempting to drive, you should wait until your sight has returned to normal following administration.

Can I take the medicine while pregnant?

It may not be suitable for those who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Discuss this with your doctor prior to use.

How should I store it?

This product should be kept in a refrigerator at 2 - 8°C, and out of the reach of children.

Am I allergic to anything in the medicine?

In this medicine are the following ingredients: chloramphenicol, borax, boric acid and purified water.

Do not use it if you are allergic to any of these constituents.

Is it available over-the-counter?

To buy Minims Chloramphenicol from our UK pharmacy, you will need a prescription. This can be obtained by completing our medical questionnaire, which will be reviewed by one of our registered doctors.

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