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Medicine For Norfloxacin Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Do men and women get the same drug for treating trichomonas, my wife was given metronidazole and I was norfloxacin, is it correct?
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 more
Taking norfloxacin 400 mg for the 4th day, my discharge looks even more, is green, 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
Yes: Most GI bugs do not need antibiotics and are actually worsened by antibiotics. Antibiotics are only indicated in very few cases. ...Read more
No: No it cannot. Don't take ecstasy.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 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
Yes it can: Most antibotics adversely affecting oral contraceptive pills by altering the bacterial content of the intestinal tract which in turn affects the absorption/metabolism of the contraceptive pills. Injectables and transdermal form of the contraceptive medications are typically not affected by antibiotic use. So, double up protection if you must. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Maybe: Noroxin and its cousins (fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and levaquin) probably do not cause birth defects. However, there is some concern that these antibiotics might damage a baby's joints, but this is based on animal studies only. For now, we typically avoid these antibiotics unless there isn't a good alternative. ...Read more
No: Commonly used antibiotics do not interfere with birth control pills. ...Read more
Is norfloxacin 400mg bd given by my doctor useful for epididymo-orchitis? Does it have enough penetration into the tissues? No prior sexual history.
I have been taking cefuroxime for 3 wks for orchitis. My doctor gave me norfloxacin recently. Is it ok to take them together? Will it foster resistance?
Food poisoning in turkey 4 days ago. Bad diarrhoea bit omitting and vertigo. I'm still getting diarrhoea, how long do I wait before taking norfloxacin?
See a doctor: Do not start yourself on antibiotics without seeing a professional and establishing a diagnosis. Antibiotics are not harmless. ...Read more