Active Ingredient: Norfloxacin
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.
The overall rate of adverse events in patients treated with fluoroquinolones is roughly similar to that seen in patients treated with other antibiotic classes.
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.