Paraxin 250mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Abbott India Ltd.
  • Composition : Chloramphenicol 250mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Bacterial Infections
  • Estimated Price : 58.50 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Paraxin 250mg Tablet

Paraxin 250mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections

Side effects of Paraxin 250mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Paraxin 250mg Tablet are - Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Paraxin 250mg Tablet

Do not use Paraxin 250mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Chloramphenicol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Paraxin 250mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Paraxin 250mg Tablet works

Paraxin 250mg Tablet contains - Chloramphenicol

Chloramphenicol produces a bacteriostatic effect on susceptible organisms by inhibiting protein synthesis, thus preventing amino acids from being transferred to growing polypetide chains.

Dosage of Paraxin 250mg Tablet

The dosage of Paraxin 250mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Paraxin 250mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Paraxin 250mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Interaction

Drug :- alfentanil: Prolonged alfentanil effect.

barbiturates: Increased blood barbiturate level, decreased chloramphenicol level.

blood-dyscrasia-causing drugs such as captopril and cephalosporins, bone marrow depressants including colchicine and methotrexate: Increased bone marrow depression.

chlorpropamide, tolbutamide: Increased hypoglycemic effects.

clindamycin, erythromycin, lincomycin: Decreased antibacterial effects of these drugs.

cyclophosphamide: Decreased or delayed activation of cyclophosphamide, increased bone marrow depression.

hepatic enzyme inducers including rifampin: Decreased chloramphenicol level.

hydantoins: Increased blood hydantoin level, possibly resulting in toxicity, increased or decreased blood chloramphenicol level.

iron salts: Increased serum iron level.

oral anticoagulants: Enhanced anticoagulant action.

oral contraceptives containing estrogen: Decreased contraceptive effect with prolonged chloramphenicol use.

penicillins: Decreased penicillin activity, synergistic effects with treatment of certain microorganisms.

vitamin B12: Antagonized hematopoietic response to vitamin B12.

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  • Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD
  • Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective f...
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  • Kunal V Kumar, B.Pharma Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo....

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