Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking chloramphenicol tablets. If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor. Driving or operating machinery should be avoided, as it may cause blurred vision.
Do NOT use chloramphenicol tablets if you have:
- Allergic reaction;
- Abnormal body reaction;
- Adverse effects shown above.
Use of chloramphenicol tablets during pregnancy has little evidence. However, chloramphenicol enters breast milk, so it should not be used in nursing mothers. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking chloramphenicol tablets.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 50 to 100mg every 6 hours. Usual does for children is: 50mg every 6 hours; may increase to 100mg in severe illness.
Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with chloramphenicol tablets.