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chloramphenicol


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

  • 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.
  • Three of the drugschloramphenicol, isoniazid and tetracyclineproved of little value.
  • Their acute illnesses can be cured with chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin).
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