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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 a alergic from Norfloxacin medication?

Can I get a 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
40 doctors shared insights

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 a 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 a 11 year old take norfloxacin?

Can a 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 a 11 year old take norfloxacin? Is he old enough?

Should a 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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