Noroxin Product Description
Noroxin is an oral bactericidal agent from the group of quinolone antibiotics. Noroxin is used to treat or prevent complicated and uncomplicated bacterial infections in adults. Noroxin is characterized by high efficacy in the treatment of:
- venereal diseases (including gonococcal urethritis, cervical gonorrhea, cervicitis, proctitis);
- gastrointestinal infections (including traveller's diarrhoea, bacterial gastroenteritis, shigellosis);
- recurrent and chronic upper and lower urinary tract infections (including pyelonephritis, cystitis, cystopyelitis, pyelitis, acute prostatitis, epididymitis).
Noroxin can be used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs), associated with nephrolithiasis or neurogenic bladder, as well as for prophylaxis and treatment of UTIs that may develop after urologic surgery.
If you’ve missed a prescribed Noroxin dose in time, take it as soon as possible. Do not use two doses of Noroxin at a time, just skip a missed dose of this antibacterial agent and return to your usual schedule.
Noroxin is not approved for the treatment of pulmonary infections, however, this antibiotic is reliably confirmed to be effective in the treatment of pharyngitis. Noroxin can be indicated to adult patients with pharyngitis only for "off-label" use.
It is recommended to keep Noroxin in a tightly closed container to protect tablets from moisture and light. Store this antibacterial agent at temperature not above 30°C.
Noroxin Safety Information
Noroxin may increase the risk of inflammation, irritation and tendon rupture in some patients. If Noroxin is used in the elderly with corticosteroid therapy, or after transplantation of the lung, heart, or kidney, the risk of this unwanted effect increases.
The information about infectious diseases, provided in the review of Noroxin tablets, should not be used as a substitution for the consult of the primary health care practitioner. The online pharmacy shall disclaim responsibility for any detriment, harm or damage, obtained from the use of the information about antibacterial agent Noroxin.
Noroxin Side Effects
Usually Noroxin is well tolerated and believed to be a drug with a low incidence of insignificant side effects, which may appear during the first few days of use of the antibacterial agent. Most common side effects of Noroxin, comprising approximately 3%, include headache, dizziness, abdominal cramping or nausea.
In addition to these side effects, the application of Noroxin may cause others, including dream disorders, diarrhea, constipation, dyspepsia, vomiting, rash, asthenia, flatulence, tingling of the fingers, depression, appetite loss, hyperhidrosis, fatigue or heartburn.