chloramphenicol : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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).