Active Ingredients: Norfloxacin
Do not pass it on to others. What Norfloxacin 400 mg is and what it is used for 2.
What you need to know before you take Norfloxacin 400 mg 3. How to take Norfloxacin 400 mg 4.
Possible side effects 5. How to store Norfloxacin 400 mg 6. Contents of the pack and other information 1.
What Norfloxacin 400 mg is and what it is used for Norfloxacin the active ingredient contained in Norfloxacin 400 mg belongs to a group of antibiotics called quinolones which work by killing bacteria that cause infections.
This medicine is indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract e. If you experience tendon pain or signs of inflammation of the Achilles tendon stop taking your medicine and contact your doctor and rest the affected limb.
Providing you do not have a problem with your heart or kidneys, you should drink plenty of liquid whilst taking this medicine. If the diarrhoea is severe or continues to be a problem, speak with your pharmacist or doctor for advice Headache Drink plenty of water and ask your pharmacist to recommend a suitable painkiller.
If the headaches continue, let your doctor know Feeling dizzy Do not drive and do not use tools or machines until you feel well again Rash If this is severe, let your doctor know Important: there are also a number of less common but more serious side-effects which have been associated with norfloxacin.
Speak with your doctor as soon as possible if you experience the following: An allergic-type reaction, such as swelling around your face or mouth, a skin rash, or any difficulty breathing.
Pain or swelling in your joints. Problems with your vision or with your eyes. How to store norfloxacin Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children. Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.
Important information about all medicines Never take more than the prescribed dose. If you suspect that you or someone else might have taken an overdose of this medicine, go to the accident and emergency department of your local hospital.
Avoid caffeine while you are taking norfloxacin, because the medication can make the effects of caffeine stronger. Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Norfloxacin can make you sunburn more easily.Norfloxacin fights bacteria in the body.
Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen SPF 30 or higher when you are outdoors. Call your doctor if you have severe burning, redness, itching, rash, or swelling after being in the sun.
If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking norfloxacin and call your doctor.
Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.