Norflokem 400mg Tablet

Norflokem 400mg Tablet

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Introduction

Norflokem 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.

Norflokem 400mg Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may experience nausea as a side effect of this medicine. This is usually temporary and resolves on its own, but please consult your doctor if it bothers you or persists for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, shortness of breath or breathing problems. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Norflokem Tablet

Side effects of Norflokem Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Norflokem

  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Norflokem Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Norflokem 400mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Norflokem Tablet works

Norflokem 400mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Norflokem 400mg Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Norflokem 400mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Norflokem 400mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Norflokem 400mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Norflokem 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Norflokem 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Norflokem 400mg Tablet is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Norflokem 400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Norflokem Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Norflokem 400mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.