CHLORAMPHENICOL 1.0% Eye ointment

Active ingredients: Chloramphenicol

Product name and form

Chloramphenicol 1.0% w/w Antibiotic Eye Ointment.

Pharmaceutical Form

Eye ointment.

A yellowish-white ointment.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each gram of ointment contains Chloramphenicol 1.0% w/w.

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

Liquid paraffin
White soft paraffin

Pack sizes and marketing

Aluminium tube with epoxy-phenolic-ureic resin internal coating.

Polyethylene screw cap and nozzle.

Pack size 4g tube.

Marketing authorization holder

Martindale Pharma, Bampton Road, Romford, RM3 8UG, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 00156/0363