What is Norbactin medicine used for?

Norbactin 400mg Tablet is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Can I get norfloxacin over the counter?

Norfloxacin belongs to the class of medicines known as quinolone antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections. This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.

What are the side effects of Norbactin?

Most Common : Nausea, abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, gas and heartburn. Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, indigestion/heartburn, flatulence and vomiting. Miscellaneous : Itching, rash, drowsiness, back pain and fever, DRESS syndrome.

When should I take Norbactin?

You can take Norbactin 400 MG Tablet on an empty stomach (1 hour before or 2 hours after food). For the ease of remembering, take this antibiotic around the same time every day.

What antibiotics treat diarrhea?

Table 2-11. Acute diarrhea antibiotic treatment recommendations

Azithromycin 2,3 1,000 mg Single or divided dose 4
500 mg daily 3 days
Levofloxacin 500 mg daily 1–3 days 4
Ciprofloxacin 750 mg Single dose 4

What bacteria does norfloxacin treat?

Norfloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It functions by inhibiting DNA gyrase, a type II topoisomerase, and topoisomerase IV, enzymes necessary to separate bacterial DNA, thereby inhibiting cell division.

Are norfloxacin and ciprofloxacin the same?

For the prevention of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in patients with liver cirrhosis, norfloxacin 400mg per day is a standard regimen. Ciprofloxacin 750 mg per week is also known to be effective for prevention of SBP. In addition, ciprofloxacin once weekly administration is more convenient and less costly.

Is norfloxacin safe for kidneys?

Abstract. Norfloxacin is an antibacterial drug chiefly eliminated by the kidney and therefore useful in the treatment of urinary tract infections. To study its pharmacokinetics in chronic renal failure, we administered a single oral dose of 400 mg to 14 patients and 6 controls with normal renal function.

Which tablet is used for urine infection?

Drugs used to treat Urinary Tract Infection

Drug name Rating Rx/OTC
View information about Macrobid Macrobid 4.3 Rx
Generic name: nitrofurantoin systemic Drug class: urinary anti-infectives For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects For professionals: Prescribing Information
View information about Cipro Cipro 5.6 Rx