Medicine : Norflox Eye Drops

Name:Norflox Eye Drops
Type:Drop
Manufacturer:Cipla Ltd
Generic Use:Norfloxacin
Composition:Norfloxacin(0.3 % W/v X 5ml)
Substitutes:norflox eye drops


Generic ( Norfloxacin )



Typical use Of Norfloxacin :To Treat Urinary Tract Infections, Infections Of The Stomach Or Intestines (travelers’ Diarrhea), Sexually Transmitted Diseases (gonorrhea), Genital Infection, Prostate Gland Infections And Eye Infection.
Mechanism of action of Norfloxacin :Norfloxacin Belongs To A Group Of Antibiotics Called Fluoroquinolones And Kills A Wide Range Of Infection Causing Bacteria Both Gram Positive And Gram Negative. It Acts By Inhibiting Enzymes (DNA Gyrase And Topoisomerase IV) Involved In DNA Processes That Are Essential For Bacterial Growth And Survival Thereby Killing The Bacteria.
Drug Interaction of Norfloxacin :Norfloxacin May Interact With Caffeine, Clozapine, Ropinirole, Tacrine, Theophylline, Tizanidine, Dexamethasone, Methylprednisolone, Prednisone, Cyclosporine, Warfarin, Glyburide And Probenecid. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Norfloxacin :Dizziness, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Vomiting, Headache, Indigestion, Dry Mouth, Weakness, Cramps In The Abdomen, Back Pain, Severe Stomach Pain, Symptoms Of Severe Sunburn Such As Redness, Itching, Swelling Or Blistering; Constipation, Tenderness, Swelling Of Muscles Joints, Infections Of Liver, Signs Of Anaemia, Such As Tiredness, Being Short Of Breath And Looking Pale.

INTERACTIONS OF NORFLOXACIN


How Norfloxacin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Norfloxacin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Norfloxacin

No Studies Found