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Yes: It is possible to have an allergic reaction to norfloxicin. If you think you have a reaction, stop the medicine and get into see your physician. You can take benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with an allergic reaction. However, if you have swelling or difficulty breathing, it is important to get into be seen right now. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do men and women get the same drug for treating trichomonas, my wife was given metronidazole and i was norfloxacin, is it correct?
Yes, providing 11yo: Has infection resistant to or is allergic to other first-line antibiotics.11-y-o may already be undergoing pubertal changes which makes child physiologically adult. Magic 18-y-o restriction proviso comes from the fda for all drugs, unless there have been approved trials in chidren < 18 years. Most drug companies avoid expense & institutional drug reveiw boards risks of such trials. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Most GI bugs do not need antibiotics and are actually worsened by antibiotics. Antibiotics are only indicated in very few cases. ...Read more
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Taking norfloxacin 400 mg for the 4th day, my discharge looks even more, is green in color, did i get the wrong antibiotic?
Hard to say.: For what are you taking the antibiotic? From where is the discharge? Color of discharge is not related to whether or not you have an infection and therefore not related to whether you are getting better. If you do not have significant pain, redness warmth, or fever you are probably alright. Continue antibiotics to complete the course. ...Read more
My doctor gave me a week of norfloxacin 400mg bd for chronic orchitis.Is that duration enough?If not,what is the appropriate length? Thx.
Need more time: In my experience, it often takes 3-6 weeks to clear this up. ...Read more
Is norfloxacin 400mg twice/day given by my doctor useful for epididymo-orchitis? Does it have enough penetration into the tissues? Thanks very much.
Need more info: If there is a possibility of gonorrhea or chlamydia, I would treat you with ceftriaxone and doxycycline. If you practice anal sex, you have chance of additional bacterial infection and I would treat you with ceftriaxone and a flouroquinolone like norfloxacin. Regarding the dose and penetration, norfloxacin 400mg twice daily should be adequate. ...Read more
If I've had Norfloxacin safely before, does it mean i will be okay to take Ciprofloxacin and have no ill effects either? Im scared of the nerve damage
Cipro: You should not have any problem taking Ciprofloxin ...Read more
Sometimes: There are more resistant strains of chlamydia so not all are sensitive to the fluoroquinones. ...Read more