chloramphenicol chloramphenicol

Definition(s):

  • (n) an oral antibiotic (trade name Chloromycetin) used to treat serious infections (especially typhoid fever)

Usage(s):

  1. Manufacturers are charged with abuses in the Third World In the Philippines, chloramphenicol, a formidable antibiotic, is prescribed for infections ranging from flu to acne.
  2. Three of the drugschloramphenicol, isoniazid and tetracyclineproved of little value.
  3. They had licked their weight in penicillin, and come back to knock out streptomycin, chloramphenicol and aureomycin.

News

  1. Additional Natural Health Product Recalled Due to Contamination With Chloramphenicol

    Health Canada has updated the list of natural health products being recalled due to a possible contamination with chloramphenicol, an antibiotic that may pose serious health risks to consumers. For full ...
    on October 22, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Important Recall Information: A Number of Natural Health Products Potentially Contaminated With Chloramphenicol May ...

    Health Canada wishes to inform Canadians that additional natural health products are being voluntarily recalled by a number of Canadian companies due to a possible contamination with chloramphenicol, an ...
    on October 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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