Norfloxacin

Norfloxacin- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugNorfloxacin is an Anti-Infective drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Norfloxacin is used for
1. Uncomplicated gonorrhoea
2. Chronic bacterial prostatitis
3. Complicated UTI
4. Gastroenteritis
5. Conjunctivitis.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms1. TABLETS
2. SUSPENSION
Dose 
Contraindications 1. History of hypersensitivity
2. Tendinitis
Precautions 1. Should be used with caution in patients
with a history of epilepsy or conditions that
predispose to seizures
2. Myasthenia gravis
3. In renal impairment
4. During lactation
5. Exposure to excessive sunlight should be
avoided
6. Quinolones may induce convulsions
in patients with or without a history of
convulsions
Adverse Effects1. Nausea
2. Vomiting
3. Dyspepsia
4. Abdominal
5. Pain
6. Diarrhoea
7. headache
8. dizziness
9. sleep disorders
10. rash
11. Less frequent side-effects
Pregnancy Category 

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