Chloramphenicol

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Molecule Structure

Scientific Name

Chloramphenicol

Description of the Drug

Chloramphenicol is a broad spectrum antibiotic that is effective against a variety of susceptible and serious bacterial infections but is not frequently used because of its high risk of bone marrow toxicity.

Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-02-07 from
http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00446

Brand Name(s)

Amphicol, Brochlor, Brolene antibiotic, Chloramex, Chloramphenicol, Chlorbiotic, Chlorofair, Chloromycetin, Chloroptic, Chloroptic s.o.p., Econochlor, Golden eye antibiotic, Kemicetine, Kernispray, Klorafect, Mychel, Ophthochlor, Optomycin, Sno phenicol, Tevcocin, Tubilux infected eyes

Company Owner(s)

John J Ferrante, Parke Davis Pharmaceutical Research Div Warner Lambert Co, Optopics Laboratories Corp, Ivax Pharmaceuticals Inc Sub Teva Pharmaceuticals Usa, Alcon Laboratories Inc, Armenpharm Ltd, Altana Inc, Pharmafair Inc, Parke-Davis, Parkedale Pharmaceuticals Inc

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
Bacterial 70S ribosome PROTEIN NUCLEIC-ACID COMPLEX INHIBITOR CHEMBL2363135

Unichem Links

Atlas chloramphenicol
SureChEMBL SCHEMBL16111
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0014589
WDI CHLORAMPH
DrugBank DB00446
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 14801512 15000217
PubChem 5959
Mcule MCULE-7778960570 MCULE-5311202412
LINCS LSM-5256
PDBe CLM
BindingDB 23447
EPA CompTox Dashboard DTXSID7020265
DrugCentral 589
Metabolights MTBLC17698
Brenda 48900 955 139482 48899
Rhea 17698
ChemicalBook CB34796861 CB3364529
Guide to Pharmacology 10901
GSRS 0bc73c08-4702-4f9b-be5a-712b4fabab26
rxnorm CHLORAMPHENICOL
KEGG Ligand C00918
ChEBI 17698
ZINC ZINC000000113382