GENERIC NAME: CHLORAMPHENICOL/HYDROCORTISONE - EYE-EAR OINTMENT (klor-am-FEN-eh-coal/hi-dro-KOR-tih-sown)
WARNING: Very rarely, serious (sometimes fatal) blood disorders (e.g., bone marrow hypoplasia, aplastic anemia) have occurred while using this medication. Do not use chloramphenicol if safer, effective medications can be used. Immediately notify your doctor if you have easy bruising or
USES: This medication contains an antibiotic that helps prevent or treat an infection and a steroid which reduces inflammation. It is used in the treatment of various eye (ophthalmic) or ear (otic) conditions. Do not use chloramphenicol if safer, effective medications can be used.
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