Chlormet Eye Drops
Dexamethasone is a glucocorticoid. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic action. It is used topically in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the anterior segment of the eye. Chloramphenicol is a broad spectrum bacteriostatic antibiotic active against a wide variety of gram-negative and gram-positive organisms.
This preparation is used for steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular condition for which a corticosteriod is indicated and where bacterial infection or a risk of bacterial ocular infection exists.The recommended dose of Chlormet® Eye Drops is 1 or 2 drops into the affected eyes every 3 or 4 hours, or more frequently if deemed advisable by the prescribing physician. Administration should be continued day and night for the first 48 hours, after which the interval between applications may be increased. Treatment should be continued for at least 48 hours after the eye appears normal.
Prolonged use of steroids containing product may result in posterior subcapsular cataract formation and glaucoma with optic nerve damage. The product should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Chlormet® Eye Drops should be stored below 25° C preferably in a refrigerator. Plastic dropper bottle contains 5 ml sterile eye drops. Each ml contains Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate USP equivalent to Dexamethasone Phosphate 1 mg and Chloramphenicol BP 5 mg.
... For ocular inflammation with superficial infection or a risk of infection
- Ensures speedy recovery of the ocular inflammation & infection
- Most suitable therapy for anterior uveitis.
- Provides soothing effect to the ocular surface