Chloramphenicol induced maculopapular rashes


  • Prashant Wadagbalkar Department of Pharmacology, Index Medical College, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Poonam Patel Department of Pharmacology, Index Medical College, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India


Chloramphenicol, Maculopapular exanthema, Otitis externa


Chloramphenicol is a broad spectrum antibiotic that acts by inhibiting protein synthesis. Though systemic use is rare, their topical preparations are commonly used. Allergic reaction due to chloramphenicol ear drops are less reported. Here, we have reported a maculopapular exanthema due to use of chloramphenicol ear drops.


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How to Cite

Wadagbalkar, P., & Patel, P. (2017). Chloramphenicol induced maculopapular rashes. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 4(1), 179–180. Retrieved from