Active Ingredient(s): Chloramphenicol
FDA Approved: * December 8, 1950
Pharm Company: * PARKEDALE
Category: Antibiotics

Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections.[3] This includes use as an eye ointment to treat conjunctivitis.[4] By mouth or by injection into a vein, it is used to treat meningitis, plague, cholera, and typhoid fever.[3] Its use by mouth or by injection is only recommended when safer antibiotics cannot be used.[3] Monitoring both blood levels of the medication and blood cell leve... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.