BROCHLOR Eye drops

Active ingredients: Chloramphenicol

Product name and form

Brochlor 0.5% w/v Eye Drops.

Brolene Antibiotic 0.5% w/v Eye Drops.

Pharmaceutical Form

Eye drops.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Chloramphenicol 0.5% w/v.

Excipients with known effect:

Borax: 40 mg per 10mL.

Boric acid: 150 mg per 10mL.

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

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

Boric acid
Water for injections

Pack sizes and marketing

A flexible polypropylene bottle incorporating a polyethylene plug and cap assembly. The bottles contain 10ml.

Marketing authorization holder

Aventis Pharma Limited, trading as Sanofi, 410 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1PT, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 04425/0366

July 2004


United Kingdom