N FLOX B 400MG TABLET

Manufacturer :
Composition : NORFLOXACIN-400MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : N FLOX B 400MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
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NFL0006
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Manufacturer :
Composition : NORFLOXACIN-400MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : N FLOX B 400MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

NORFLOXACIN-400MG

NORFLOXACIN

Information for patients
Drug Information Norfloxacin contains a medicine called norfloxacin. This is an antibiotic which works against a large number of bacteria Norfloxacin is used for infections of the urinary system. It works by killing bacteria that can cause infections of your urinary system
Drug Alert
Alert •you are allergic (hypersensitive) to norfloxacin or any of the other ingredients of Norfloxacin •you are pregnant or think you could be pregnant •you have had a reaction to a similar medicine in the past •the patient is a child or young person who is still growing. Do not take Norfloxacin if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Norfloxacin.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •you are allergic (hypersensitive) to norfloxacin or any of the other ingredients of Norfloxacin •you are pregnant or think you could be pregnant •you have had a reaction to a similar medicine in the past •the patient is a child or young person who is still growing. Do not take Norfloxacin if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Norfloxacin.
Drug Special Care •you have ever had fits (convulsions) •you have ever had an illness that causes fits, such as epilepsy •you have an illness called myasthenia gravis which causes muscle weakness •you or anyone in your family has anaemia caused by an illness called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (also called G-6-PD deficiency) •you or anyone in your family have ever had any problems with uneven heart beats (arrhythmias). This might include something called prolonged QT interval. If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Norfloxacin.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. This includes herbal medicines. This is because Norfloxacin can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some other medicines can affect the way Norfloxacin works. Some medicines can reduce the amount of Norfloxacin that gets into the body. Leave a gap of at least two hours after taking Norfloxacin before taking any of these medicines: •antacids - used for indigestion or heartburn •sucralfate - used for stomach ulcers or an inflamed stomach (gastritis) •didanosine - used for HIV or AIDS •medicines containing iron or zinc including multivitamins and minerals. If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Norfloxacin. It is also particularly important to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you take: •theophylline - used for asthma and also found in some cough and cold medicines •medicines used to thin the blood, such as warfarin •fenbufen - used for joint pain •Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDS)- used for pain and other illnesses •ciclosporin - used after transplants and for some other illnesses •probenecid - used for gout and arthritis caused by gout •nitrofurantoin - used for water-works infection •caffeine - found in some cough and cold medicines and also in some drinks for example tea, coffee and cola drinks •clozapine – used to treat schizophrenia •ropinirole – used to treat Parkinson''s disease •tizanadine –used to treat muscle spasms •glibenclamide - used for diabetes •cisapride - used for indigestion, heartburn, feeling sick or being sick •erythromycin - an antibiotic •medicines used for mental illness called neuroleptics ( such as phenothiazine or antipsychotics •medicines used for depression called tricyclic antidepressants, such as amitriptyline, clomipramine, imipramine and nortriptyline •medicines used for uneven heart beats (arrhythmias), such as quinidine, procainamide, sotalol and amiodarone •medicines used for lots of types of illness called corticosteroids, such as prednisolone, dexamethasone and hydrocortisone. If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Norfloxacin
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Do not take Norfloxacin if you are pregnant or think you might become pregnant. This is because it may affect the baby
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Do not breast-feed if you are taking Norfloxacin. This is because small amounts may pass into the mother’s milk.
Drug Machinery Interaction You may feel dizzy while taking Norfloxacin. If this happens do not drive or use any tools or machines.
Drug More Information Take Norfloxacin with a glass of water. Take Norfloxacin at least one hour before or two hours after food or milk. Norfloxacin and the sun Keep out of the sun as much as possible while taking Norfloxacin. This is because the medicine may cause an allergic reaction in some patients when they go in the sun.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info no data available
Drug quanitty The dose depends on your illness and how bad it is. The usual dose is: •for less serious infections - one tablet twice a day for 3 days •for more serious infection - one tablet twice a day for 7 to 10 days If the infection comes back, your treatment can be for up to 12 weeks
Drug Dose •Take at least one hour before or two hours after food or milk •Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water.
Excess Drug Consumption If you take more Norfloxacin than you should, talk to your doctor straight away
Forgot Drug Consumption •If you forget to take a tablet, skip the missed dose. •Take the next dose as usual. •Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
Stop Drug Consumption Keep taking these tablets until the course is finished. Keep taking them, even if you start to feel better after a few days. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible Side Effects
General Information Heart and circulation •uneven heart beats (arrhythmias) •Changes in blood flow to some parts of your body, such as the skin, head or leg caused by inflammation of the blood vessels (vasculitis). Skin and hair •a serious skin reaction that causes blisters and bleeding called ‘Stevens-Johnson’ syndrome •dermatitis •skin reactions to sunlight Nervous system •headache •dizziness •pins and needles •diminished sensibility •partial loss of sensation •fits (convulsions) •shaking movements (tremors) •confusion •an illness called ‘Gullain-Barré’ syndrome. This makes you weak and can make it difficult to breath. Eyes or ears •ringing in the ears •hearing loss •overflow of tears •changes in your eyesight Infections •thrush (vaginal) Stomach and gut •changes in taste •sickness, stomach cramps, indigestion or diarrhoea •loss of appetite •severe pain in your guts, high temperature, fever, diarrhoea (which may contain blood), vomiting and yellow colour to skin (all caused by inflammation of the colon, liver or pancreas) Blood •low white blood cells which may cause frequent infections, fever, severe chills, sore throat or mouth •increased white blood cells •bleed for a long time after a cut or bruise very easily •changes in blood tests that check for liver problems •being pale and tired. This may be due to anaemia especially in patients with something called ‘glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency’ due to a red cell loss. Joints and muscles •making worse the illness called ‘myasthenia gravis’ (this illness causes muscle weakness). •inflammation of the tendons, tendon rupture •swelling of joints causing pain and stiffness •swelling of the muscles causing aches or pains •pain and swelling of tendons, often around your ankles. This is more common if you are an older person, or are taking steroid medicines such as prednisolone,dexamethasone or hydrocortisone. Try to rest the painful areas until a doctor is seen. •involuntary muscle twitches Urinary •poor or no kidney function •high temperature or pain in your lower back or side. This may be due to inflammation of the kidneys. •pain on passing urine Mental illness •not sleeping very well •depression •feeling nervous (anxiety) •feeling restless (irritability) •loss of contact with reality (pychosis) •feeling disorientated •seeing things that are not really there (hallucination) •feeling confused If any of these side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Common Drug Side Effects •Allergic reaction – the signs may include swelling of your face, lips, tongue and throat. This may make it difficult to breathe or swallow. •Skin rashes with itching and lumps under the skin (nettle rash)
Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Very Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Drug Side Effects Symptoms no data available
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep your tablets out of the reach of children. Your tablets should be kept below 25°C, in a dry place out of direct sunlight. Do not put your tablets in another container, as they might get mixed up If you have any tablets left over when your doctor tells you to stop taking them, return them to the pharmacist. Do not take them after the expiry date that is clearly marked on the pack. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment

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