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Norfloxacin Allergy Signs
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
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
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
No: No it cannot. Don't take ecstasy.Get a more detailed 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
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
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
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
Do men and women get the same drug for treating trichomonas, my wife was given metronidazole and i was norfloxacin, is it correct?
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. Im 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
I have left abdomen pain md I have told that I have UTI it has been day four since I am taking norfloxacin but the pain is here. ?
Yes: Should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I am taking ofloxacin 100 mg and norfloxacin 400mg combined 2 times a day to kill possible urinary tract infection. Is it ok to combine the 2 med?
I'm 15 weeks pregnant & diagnosed with UTI. Doc prescribed Norfloxacin, but everything I read says it's not suitable for pregnancy? What is most safe?
Started taking norfloxacin and just read possible side effects ( psychosis, neurotoxicity, permanent peripheral neuropathy) I'm concerned, should I be?
Quinalone: Quialones are a class of antibiotics that do have SIDE effects. I have been practicing ER 20 years I have seen seizures and Achilles tendon ruptures. I am unaware of anyone with a permanent neuropathy from the medication. Most SIDE effects seen in elderly. For someone your age I would not expect problem. ...Read more
I have an upset stomach for which i took norfloxacin 400 mg, tinidazole 600 mg, .I also eat 1500 mcg mecobalmin(for B12 deficiency) .Can i eat both ?
Harmful medicines: Norfloxin is for bacteria. Tindazole is for dysentery. Extra B12 can be harmful. You should not be treating yourself with these types of medications without a solid diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms. Seek advise because you may be causing yourself harm even if the medications are readily available. You may have a simple ulcer- which is not helped by the current medications. ...Read more
I received Noroxin (norfloxacin) for UTI chronic orchitis,but i have lower back pain related to quinolones before.Are there alternatives?Also took tmp/smx,amox. Thx
I have + motile bacteria&urat in my urine report, my doctor prescribed Norfloxacin and Meloxicam is is ideal for a slight pain in my right testicles ?
Here are some...: How the reported urinalysis is done, by standardized auto-device or manual microscopic exam? The reported findings could be clinically insignificant without urine culture and additional info from detailed history, proper physical exam, and timely testing. And testicular ache should not connect with the findings of UA alone. So, ask the treating doctor for specific details timely. ...Read more
Peripheral neuropathy. i have a SUPER BUG UTI. dr wants to give me cipro. ive had norfloxacin before with no ill effect, does that mean im ok on cipro?
Unclear,...: Did peripheral neuropathy happen before or after taking norfloxasin? If after, flouroquinolone-related ueropathy may be suspected. Then, it is reasonable for not using it or using with precaution. How to sort all related things out correctly for good care? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html & those in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html. ...Read more
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