Ocular chloramphenicol and aplastic anemia

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Abstract

Since aplastic anemia from oral and probably parenteral chloramphenicol is an idiosyncratic response and is not dose-related, it seems probable that topical ocular chloramphenicol could be implicated. The only absolute indication for topical administration of chloramphenicol in ocular conditions is infection caused by an organism resistant to all other available antibiotics. Suspected cases of ocular toxicity should be reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1536
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume308
Issue number25
StatePublished - 1983

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Aplastic Anemia
Chloramphenicol
Topical Administration
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection

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Ocular chloramphenicol and aplastic anemia. / Fraunfelder, Frederick (Fritz); Bagby, G. C.

In: New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 308, No. 25, 1983, p. 1536.

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