Active Ingredient: The active ingredient of this medication is Norfloxacin. It is a broad-spectrum fluoroquinolone with antibacterial activity. This antibiotic inhibits the activity of DNA gyrase to block bacterial DNA replication. It concentrates on the renal tubules, bladder and is bactericidal against a wide range of aerobic gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. It is a quinolinemonocarboxylic acid with broad-spectrum antibacterial activity against most gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. This active medication plays the role of an antibacterial drug, a DNA synthesis inhibitor, a xenobiotic and an environmental contaminant.
Indications: Norfloxacin composed of antibiotics belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones. This medication Noroxin fights bacteria in the body. It is indicated to treat different bacterial infections of the prostate or urinary tract. It can be used to treat gonorrhea.
Action Mechanism: This mentioned antibiotic is a type of medicine called a quinolone antibiotic. Noroxin works by interfering with a bacterial enzyme involved in replicating and repairing the genetic material of bacteria. If a given enzyme doesn’t work, the bacteria unable to reproduce or repair themselves.
Dosages: This antibiotic is available for oral consumption in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 400 mg: This medicine is to be administered orally twice a day or every 12 hours as directed by the doctor
Note: This medication should not be used in case of swelling or tearing of a tendon caused by similar antibiotics.
What is Noroxin?
Noroxin is an antibiotic in a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones. Noroxin fights bacteria in the body.
What is Noroxin used for?
Noroxin is used to treat different bacterial infections of the prostate or urinary tract (bladder and kidneys). Noroxin is also used to treat gonorrhea.
Who must not use Noroxin?
People may not be able to use Noroxin in case of having a muscle disorder. Inform the doctor while holding a history of myasthenia gravis.
Are there any side effects while consuming Noroxin?
Stop taking Noroxin and call the doctor at once in case of having sudden pain, swelling, bruising, tenderness, stiffness, or movement problems in any of your joints. Rest the joint until one might receive medical care or instructions.
Is it safe to consume Noroxin while breastfeeding?
It is not known whether norfloxacin passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. However, avoid breast-feeding while using this medicine.