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Dr. Kara Cundy
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Norfloxacin (Overview)

Norfloxacin is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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Can I get an alergic from Norfloxacin medication?

Can I get an alergic from Norfloxacin medication?

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

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Dr. Kara Cundy
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Norfloxacin (Overview)

Norfloxacin is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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Can I use norfloxacin to treat my urinary infection if I have hepatitis b. Is it safe for my liver?

Can I use norfloxacin to treat my urinary infection if I have hepatitis b.  Is it safe for my liver?

Questionable: Caution is advised in the use of Norfloxacin in the presence of liver impairment. Since there are many alternate drugs for treating uti, your doc may prefer to select one of those (probably after a urine culture to determine which drug is best). If Norfloxacin is the best choice, your doc will probably monitor your liver function tests before & during administration to prevent serious adverse fx. ...Read more

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Can norfloxacin be used for treating a chlamydia infection?

Can norfloxacin be used for treating a chlamydia infection?

Chlamydia Treatment: Azitromycin, erythromycin, Doxycycline and levofloxaci/ofloxacin can all be used to treat chlamydia infection of the cervix. Norfloxacin is similar to levofloxaci/ofloxacin but it has not been recommended for this purpose. ...Read more

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Any interactions between alcohol and norfloxacin?

Any interactions between alcohol and norfloxacin?

Potentially, yes.: The antibiotic's effectiveness may be decreased by the alcohol and quinolones can cause drowsiness, dizziness or lightheadedness which can be worsened by the alcohol. You need the infection adequately treated, but you do not need the alcohol. ...Read more

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Can I get an alergic from Norfloxacin medication?

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

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Can an 11-year-old take norfloxacin?

Can an 11-year-old take norfloxacin?

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

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Any interactions between alcohol and norfloxacin?

Potentially, yes.: The antibiotic's effectiveness may be decreased by the alcohol and quinolones can cause drowsiness, dizziness or lightheadedness which can be worsened by the alcohol. You need the infection adequately treated, but you do not need the alcohol. ...Read more

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Should an 11-year-old take norfloxacin? Is he old enough?

Should an 11-year-old take norfloxacin?  Is he old enough?

No: With a few exceptions, fluoroquinolones including Norfloxacin are not recommended for children under 18 years old. ...Read more

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Where can I purchase noroxin (norfloxacin) with without prescription?

Where can I purchase noroxin (norfloxacin) with without prescription?

Noroxin (norfloxacin): This is an antibiotic for urinary tract & prostate infection. Is available by prescription only. ...Read more

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Can someone take norfloxacin during pregnancy?

Can someone take norfloxacin during pregnancy?

No: Norfloxacin is in a class of antibiotics called florouquinolones which are generally avoided in pregnancy due to theoretical risk to the fetus. It is a pregnancy category c drug. ...Read more

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Has anyone taken norfloxacin during pregnancy? Is it allowed for pregnant women?

Has anyone taken norfloxacin during pregnancy?  Is it allowed for pregnant women?

Not recommended: This is not an antibiotic that we routinely use during pregnancy. There are plenty of safer alternatives. Discuss other medication choices with your doctor. ...Read more

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Norfloxacin dosage and duration for an adult of 62 yrs age male for mild burning micturition?

Norfloxacin dosage and duration for an adult of 62 yrs age male for mild burning micturition?

3 to 10 days,400mg/2: The dose depends on the type of infection you are treating. For e coli, proteus mirabilis, and klebsiela pneumonia it is 400 mgm twice a day for three days and other infections for 10 days. ...Read more

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Taking norfloxacin 400 mg for the 4th day, my discharge looks even more, is green, did I get the wrong antibiotic?

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

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Are there any alternatives to norfloxacin antibiotics for gastroenteritis?

Are there any alternatives to norfloxacin antibiotics for gastroenteritis?

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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How much time I should wait before drink alcohol after take Norfloxacin for 7 days?

How much time I should wait before drink alcohol after take Norfloxacin for 7 days?

No need to wait: There is no need to wait at all. Alcohol in moderation will not interfere with norfloxacin. Just don't drink to excess; heavy alcohol use can impair the immune system's ability to fight infections. ...Read more

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