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      Optachlor 0.5% 10Ml Drops

      Rs. 38.67

      Rs. 40.70



      Optachlor 0.5% Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)




      Used For

      Eye Infection

      How it works

      Chloramphenicol works by helping kill the bacteria (germs) and allow the body to overcome the infection.

      Optachlor 0.5% Usage And Safety



      Side Effects

      Wheeziness (shortness of breath), fever, swelling of your face, lips or tongue, itching or rash with swelling of skin (the rash could be puffy (swollen) or blotchy, or look like little blisters , A sore throat, bruising or being unable to overcome an infection. On very rare occasions, patients using chloramphenicol have had changes in their blood cells causing severe tiredness or easy bruising.

      Drug Interactions

      Medicines for cancer such as methotrexate , medicines for the immune system such as azathioprine.


      Chloramphenicol is used in both adults and children to treat bacterial conjunctivitis, which is an infection of the outer surfaces of the eye.

      When not to Use

      Do not use chloramphenicol• If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to chloramphenicol or to any other ingredients of this medicine.• If you or someone in your family ever had a blood disorder or bone marrow disease including anemia (decrease in the number of red blood cells) when using chloramphenicol in the past.

      Optachlor 0.5% Precautions


      Chloramphenicol eye drops contain phenylmercuric nitrate as a preservative which may cause allergic reaction. Do not wear contact lenses during treatment. Wait until 24 hours after the end of the treatment before you wear your contact lenses. You can wear glasses during treatment.

      Optachlor 0.5% Warnings

      Warning 1

      If you develop a new eye infection during this treatment, you should stop using the drops and speak to your doctor.

      Warning 2

      Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using chloramphenicol if your eye is inflamed and you have a rash on the scalp or face.

      Warning 3

      Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using chloramphenicol if you have visual disturbances or if you have severe pain in the eye.

      Optachlor 0.5% Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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