- Other Names:
- Chloromycetin, Amphicol, Duricol, Viceton
- Chloramphenicol is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat serious, life threatening bacterial infections in poultry. It is effective against a wide variety of microorganisms in horses. Chloramphenicol is also used in eye drops or ointment to treat bacterial conjunctivitis.
Dosage: 50 mg/kg, given orally q6h, 20-50 mg/kg given IV q4-8h