Active substances: Norfloxacin
Do not pass it on to others. For women with acute, uncomplicated inflammation of the bladder, the usual duration of treatment is a 3 day course of this medicine with the recommended dose. In the treatment of urinary tract infections, adults will generally need to use this medicine for 7-10 days.
In chronic inflammation of the prostate the usual duration of treatment is 4 weeks.
The symptoms of urinary tract infection, such as a burning sensation experienced during passing water, pain, and fever, will generally disappear within 1-2 days.
However, the treatment course with this medicine should be continued for up to 12 weeks in chronic relapsing urinary tract infections. If you take more Norfloxacin 400 mg than you should If you have taken a double dose, you only need to contact your doctor if side effects occur.
Continue taking your medicine regularly as prescribed.
If you have taken more than a double dose by mistake, contact your doctor immediately. If you forget to take Norfloxacin 400 mg Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet, just carry on with the next one as normal.
If you stop taking Norfloxacin 400 mg It is important that you complete the course of treatment, even if you begin to feel better after a few days.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist or nurse. Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Allergic reactions can, very rarely, be life-threatening.
Inflammation of the liver with jaundice yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes commonly occurs. Stop treatment and contact your doctor if you experience signs and symptoms of liver problems such as loss of appetite, jaundice, dark urine, itching or sensitivity to pressure in the abdominal cavity.
The unwanted effects often improve as your body adjusts to the new medicine, but speak with your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following continue or become troublesome.
Common norfloxacin side-effects What can I do if I experience this?
Feeling sick nausea or being sick vomiting, indigestion, tummy abdominal pain Stick to simple foods - avoid rich or spicy meals Diarrhoea Drink plenty of water to replace lost fluids.
If the diarrhoea is severe or continues to be a problem, speak with your pharmacist or doctor for advice Headache Drink plenty of water and ask your pharmacist to recommend a suitable painkiller.
If the headaches continue, let your doctor know Feeling dizzy Do not drive and do not use tools or machines until you feel well again Rash If this is severe, let your doctor know Important: there are also a number of less common but more serious side-effects which have been associated with norfloxacin.
Speak with your doctor as soon as possible if you experience the following: An allergic-type reaction, such as swelling around your face or mouth, a skin rash, or any difficulty breathing.
Pain or swelling in your joints. Problems with your vision or with your eyes.
How to store norfloxacin Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children. Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light. Important information about all medicines Never take more than the prescribed dose.