the package insert of the medicine Dexafenicol.
In the processes of acute inflammatory, allergic and infectious anterior segment of the eye, when in the presence of germs sensitive to chloramphenicol.
When should I not use?
Hypersensitivity to the components of the formula. Infections by Herpes simplex (keratitis dendritic), vacínia, varicella and other viral diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva. Disorders micóticas and with tb of ocular structures. Glaucoma. Disease with thinning of the cornea and sclera.
How to use?
Eye drops: instill 1 to 2 drops in the bag conjunctival, 3 times per day, reducing gradually the dosage with improvement in ocular inflammation, as directed by the doctor. Ointment: apply a small amount in the bag conjunctival lower, 3 times per day, reducing gradually the dosage with improvement in ocular inflammation, as medical advice. For convenience, the eye drops may be used during the day and ointment at night, to lie down. The administration should be done under strict medical guidance.
What are the evils that can cause me?
prolonged use may result in glaucoma, formation of cataracts or secondary infections by bacteria not sensitive or fungi. Discrasias blood. The eye ointment may delay wound healing hornfelses.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
In prolonged treatment it is advisable to control frequent intra-ocular pressure and examination biomicroscópico of the cornea and the crystalline lens. The product can mask infections by micro-organisms sensitive to chloramphenicol. Use with caution during pregnancy and the breastfeeding period. In prolonged use it is recommended if control of the blood count. Rare cases of hypoplastic marrow, including aplastic anemia, have been reported after use of chloramphenicol.