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Expert opinions? Which is the best eye drops for newborn tobrex (tobramycin) or chloramphenicol?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Not chloramphenacol

I'm surprised to see the eye drop mentioned.
It is associated with total bone marrow failure in children.One exposure to chloramphenacol eye drops could do this.I remember a case from about 4 decades ago, very sad and the young boy died before school age.

In brief: Not chloramphenacol

I'm surprised to see the eye drop mentioned.
It is associated with total bone marrow failure in children.One exposure to chloramphenacol eye drops could do this.I remember a case from about 4 decades ago, very sad and the young boy died before school age.
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