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NORFLOXACIN

NORFLOXACIN

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Product: NORFLOXACIN
Formulary: Generic Formulary
Category: Infections & Infestations
Sub Group: ANTIBACTERIALS
International Brand Name: Apo-Norflox, Chibroxin, Floxin, Insensye, Norflohexal, Noroxin, Norfocin, Nufloxib, Roxin, Utin, Utinor
Dosages: 100MG; 200 mg; 400 mg;800 mg
Unit of Packing: Tablets-Distab
In treatment of: Treatment of UTIs ,Treatment of uncomplicated Gonorrhoea

Adverse Effects: 

  •  Nausea 
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea 
  • Abdominal discomfort 
  • Seizure 
  • Dizziness 
  • Depression 
  • Headache 
  • Rash 
  • Confusion 
  • Insomnia 
  • Anorexia 
  • Pruritis 
  • Photosensitivity

Contraiindication:  Hypersensitivity to Norfloxacin and other Fluoroquinolones

Special Precaution: 

  • Hepatic impairment 
  • Renal impairment 
  • Epilepsy 
  • Dehydration 
  • Caution while driving the vehicle or operating machine or involved in any hazardous activities 6. Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Interaction: Antineoplastic drugs: Decrease serum levels of norfloxacin. Caffeine: Enhanced efficacy of caffeine. Oral anticoagulants: Enhanced effects of anticoagulants. Cyclosporine: Nephrotoxicity increased by norfloxacin. Theophylline: Increased plasma levels of theophylline resulting in toxicity.

Servings: Adults: 400 mg twice daily. UTI: 800 mg / day in 2 divided doses for 3 - 21 days; Dose is determined on the basis of severity of the infection, type of infecting organism Typhoid fever: 800 mg / day in 2 divided doses for 2 weeks. Gonorrhoea: 800 mg / day as a single dose Prostatitis: 800 mg / day in 2 divided doses for 4 weeks Gastroenteritis: 800 mg / day in 2 divided doses for 5 days. Traveler`s diarrhoea: 800 mg / day in 2 divided doses for up to 3 days