Active Ingredients: Norfloxacin
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Common norfloxacin side-effects What can I do if I experience this? Feeling sick nausea or being sick vomiting, indigestion, tummy abdominal pain Stick to simple foods - avoid rich or spicy meals Diarrhoea Drink plenty of water to replace lost fluids.
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.Single-dose compared with 3-day norfloxacin treatment.
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.
This medicine is for you. Never give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours.
If you are having an operation or any dental treatment, tell the person carrying out the treatment which medicines you are taking. Additionally other fluoroquinolones, especially enoxacin, and to a lesser extent ciprofloxacin and pefloxacin, also inhibit the metabolic clearance of theophylline.
As such, these drug interactions involving the fluoroquinolones appear to be drug specific rather than a class effect.