Chloramphenicol

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Refrigerated Storage

Vistaphenicol · Martindale Pharma

Martindale Pharma
Vistaphenicol
Eye drops, 0.5%

Contact Martindale in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

 

 

26th August 2018
London MI Service

Chloramphenicol · Martindale Pharma

Martindale Pharma
Chloramphenicol
EAR drops, 5% and 10%

Contact Martindale in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

Please refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

26th September 2018
London MI Service

Minims · Bausch & Lomb

Bausch & Lomb
Minims
Eye drops 0.5%

 

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:

The product may be stored at temperatures not exceeding 25°C for up to 1 month only.

Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

Yes reduce the expiry date to one month if exposed to temperatures as stated above
No
10th May 2017
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

Oral / Parenteral

Oral / Parenteral
Alternative microbiologically appropriate antibiotic
Significant amounts in breast milk
Theoretical risk of aplastic anaemia in the breastfed infant, although only minor adverse effects reported to date

For ophthalmic use

For ophthalmic use
Fusidic acid
Theoretical risk of aplastic anaemia in the breastfed infant, although no evidence to support this
Fusidic acid preferred unless clinically inappropriate

For use in the ear

For use in the ear
Gentamicin if clinically appropriate
Theoretical risk of aplastic anaemia in the breastfed infant, although no evidence to support this