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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Noroxin (Overview)

Noroxin is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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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

Dr. Marvin Ott
33 doctors shared insights

Noroxin (Overview)

Noroxin is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Will noroxin (norfloxacin) antibiotics cause harm if used in pregnancy?

Will noroxin (norfloxacin) antibiotics cause harm if used in pregnancy?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Noroxin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Noroxin allergy?

Noroxin allergy: Noroxin (Norfloxacin) is an antibiotic. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/noroxin-drug.htm ...Read more

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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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Does noroxin (norfloxacin) interfere with one's birth control pills?

Does noroxin (norfloxacin) interfere with one's birth control pills?

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

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Will noroxin (norfloxacin) antibiotics cause harm if used in pregnancy?

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

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Will noroxin (norfloxacin) antibiotics harm the fetus if taken during pregnancy?

Will noroxin (norfloxacin) antibiotics harm the fetus if taken during pregnancy?

Do not take: Noroxin (norfloxacin) is in a class of antibiotics called "quinolones" which are considered unsafe to take during pregnancy. ...Read more

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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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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?

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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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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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

Dr. Kara Cundy
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Norfloxacin (Definition)

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