Kemicetine Succinate Injection

Active ingredients: Chloramphenicol

Product name and form

Kemicetine Succinate Injection or Chloramphenicol Sodium Succinate 1.377g Injection

Pharmaceutical Form

Freeze dried powder for injection.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Chloramphenicol sodium succinate (BP) 1.377 g

* equivalent to laevorotatory chloramphenicol 1.0 g

Active Ingredient

Chloramphenicol is a broad spectrum antibiotic which has activity against many types of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It acts by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis. Chloramphenicol is widely distributed in body tissues and fluids and enters the cerebrospinal fluid.

List of Excipients

There are no excipients.

Pack sizes and marketing

Type III colourless glass vials with grey chlorobutyl rubber bung and aluminium seal.

Pack size: 1, 20 or 25 vials.

Marketing authorization holder

Pharmacia Limited, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9NJ, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 00032/0341

13th September 2002 / 2nd March 2009