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Chlorocort Aplicap 50`S

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50 Eye Aplicap(s) in Bottle
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Chlorocort 1 % Description

Chlorocort Eye Aplicap is an antibiotic eye drops used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis in adults and children. It contains chloramphenicol as its active medicine. Chlorocort should be used externall...
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ContainsChloramphenicol(1.0 %)
UsesBacterial eye infections
Side effectsStinging, Burning or transient irritation in the eyes
ClassificationOCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Chlorocort 1 %

  • Chlorocort Eye Aplicap is used for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis.

Contraindications of Chlorocort 1 %

  • If you are allergic to chloramphenicol or to any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you or someone in your family ever had a blood disorder or bone marrow disease including anemia when using chloramphenicol in the past.
  • If you have a family history of dyscrasias, a condition which can cause tiredness, bruising and an increased risk of infections

Side effects of Chlorocort 1 %

  • Transient irritation
  • Stinging
  • Burning

Precautions and Warnings of Chlorocort 1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Chlorocort Eye Aplicap during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Chlorocort Eye Aplicap in human pregnancy. Hence, the use of Chlorocort Eye Aplicap is not recommended unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or you think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Chlorocort Eye Aplicap while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Chlorocort Eye Aplicap while breastfeeding. Hence, the use of Chlorocort Eye Aplicap is not recommended unless prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Chlorocort Eye Aplicap?
A:
You may experience short-term blurring of vision immediately after use. So driving or operating heavy machinery immediately after use is not recommended.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Chlorocort Eye Aplicap?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol. Talk to your doctor if you consume it too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have visual disturbances or severe pain in the eye
  • Your eye is inflamed and you have a rash on the scalp or face
  • Your eye looks cloudy or you are sensitive to light
  • Your black or coloured part of the eye looks unusual
  • You have a foreign body in the eye
  • You have an eye infection that keeps coming back
  • You have glaucoma or dry eyes
  • You have eye injury or eye surgery
  • You are currently using any other eye medications

Mode of Action of Chlorocort 1 %

How Does It Work?

Chlorocort Eye Aplicap slows the growth of bacteria and kills the bacteria. It inhibits the bacterial protein synthesis by binding with ribosomes.

Directions for Use of Chlorocort 1 %

  • Use Chlorocort Eye Aplicap as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after instilling.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper and it must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.

Interactions of Chlorocort 1 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Chlorocort Eye Aplicap works or Chlorocort Eye Aplicap itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • In particular, medicines for cancer and medicines for the immune system.

Storage and disposal of Chlorocort 1 %

  • Store in a refrigerator at a temperature between 2°C and 8°C
  • Store away from heat and light. Keep away from children

Dosage of Chlorocort 1 %

Overdose

In case you happen to instil more than the prescribed dose of this medicine, immediately rinse your eyes with clean water. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed instilling this medicine, instill it as soon as possible. Do not overuse this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Chlorocort Eye Aplicap if I have had an eye surgery in last six months?

A: Do not use Chlorocort Eye Aplicap without consulting your opthalmologist if you have had eye surgery in the last six months.

Q: Can I wear my contact lens while using Chlorocort Eye Aplicap?

A: Use of contact lens is not recommended while using Chlorocort Eye Aplicap. Consult your opthalmologist for more details on the usage directions.
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Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 02:21 PM (IST)

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