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Side Effects


Exact incidence figures are not available since no denominator of treated patients is available.

The most serious reaction following prolonged or frequent intermittent use of topical chloramphenicol is bone marrow aplasia.

The most frequently reported adverse reactions have been burning, stinging, ocular irritation, and conjunctival hyperemia. Blood dyscrasias, allergic or inflammatory reactions due to individual hypersensitivity, angioneurotic edema, urticaria, vesicular and maculopapular dermatitis have also been reported (See Warnings and Box Warning).

Read the Chloroptic (chloramphenicol) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


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This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/2/2005

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