DEXACHLOR contains a combination of two active substances, chloramphenicol which is an antimicrobial drug and dexamethasone which is a corticosteroid with anti-inflammatory activity.
It is indicated in inflammatory conditions of the eye that respond to corticosteroids and in cases of bacterial contamination or possible risk of microbial contamination.
Ophthalmic corticosteroids are indicated in the following cases:
Symptomatic treatment of allergic conditions of the conjuctiva, the cornea and the eyelid, regardless of the causal allergen, inflammatory conditions of the sclera and episclera, as well as the cornea. They are also administered postoperative mainly for intraocular surgery, eye-ball injuries and corneoplastic surgery. It can be administered during infections from adenoviruses and common bacteria (conjunctivitis) in the early, intense phases of the inflammation, but under a general chemotherapy treatment. In general, they should be avoided in all infectious conditions of the eye.