Active substance: Norfloxacin
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4. What is in this leaflet: 1. What Norfloxacin 400 mg is and what it is used for 2.
What you need to know before you take Norfloxacin 400 mg 3. How to take Norfloxacin 400 mg 4.
Possible side effects 5. How to store Norfloxacin 400 mg 6. Contents of the pack and other information 1.
What Norfloxacin 400 mg is and what it is used for Norfloxacin the active ingredient contained in Norfloxacin 400 mg belongs to a group of antibiotics called quinolones which work by killing bacteria that cause infections. This medicine is indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract e.
If you experience tendon pain or signs of inflammation of the Achilles tendon stop taking your medicine and contact your doctor and rest the affected limb.
One bite from an infected mosquito during a single overnight stop in a malaria area can result in a possible lethal infection. Infections transmitted by mosquitoes include malaria, yellow fever, Rift Valley fever, Japanese B encephalitis, chikungunya and dengue fever.
Avoiding their bites is excellent prevention. Every year approximately 1000 Australians catch malaria while travelling overseas.
Patients taking any of these drugs concomitantly with norfloxacin should be carefully monitored. Pregnancy Norfloxacin has been reported to rapidly cross the blood-placenta and blood-milk barrier, and is extensively distributed into the fetal tissues.
For this reason norfloxacin and other fluoroquinolones are contraindicated during pregnancy due to the risk of spontaneous abortions and birth defects. The manufacturer only recommends use of norfloxacin during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.
Ciprofloxacin is being licensed for the treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections and Pyelonephritis due to Escherichia coli and Inhalational Anthrax post-exposure and levofloxacin was recently licensed for the treatment of Inhalational Anthrax post-exposure.
However, the Fluoroquinolones are licensed to treat lower respiratory infections in children with cystic fibrosis in the UK. Adverse effects In general, fluoroquinolones are well tolerated, with most side-effects being mild to moderate.
Typical enemas include 6 to 12 ounces of milk and an equal portion of molasses; 2 tablespoons of Epsom salts per quart of lukewarm water; 45 mL of Phospho-Soda with 2 quarts of water; 9 mL packet of Castile soap in 2 quarts of tap water; 30 mL of mineral oil in 1 to 2 quarts of water; and 1 to 2 quarts of warm body temperature tap water.
If a victim becomes impacted has not had a bowel movement for 5 to 10 days due to constipation, using stool softeners will probably be ineffective, and piling on an ingested load of bulky fiber is just dumping more backfill behind the dam.
This should be done gently, to prevent injury to the anus and walls of the rectum.
Two fingers are used to dilate the anus, then the stool is broken up with a scissoring motion.