Active Ingredients: Norfloxacin
Do not pass it on to others. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
Treatment Premise: The main therapeutic objectives are to eradicate organisms invading the renal parenchyma and to anticipate the need to treat bacteremia and prevent metastatic infection. The following are indications for admission: inability to maintain oral hydration or take medications; concern about compliance; uncertainty about the diagnosis; severe illness with high fever, severe pain, marked debility and signs of sepsis Grade C.
Several regimens, which have been found to be effective, are recommended. The aminopenicillins ampicillin or amoxicillin and first-generation cephalosporins are not recommended Grade E.
Combining ampicillin with an aminoglycoside offers no added benefit, except when enterococcal infection is suspected Grade C. The choice of continued antibiotic therapy should be guided by the urine culture and sensitivity result once available Grade C.
Patients with mild to moderate symptoms can he treated with oral antimicrobials for the total duration of treatment Grade B.
Switching to an oral regimen is appropriate once the patient is a febrile for at least 24 hours and is able to take the drug orally Grade C.
The recommended duration of therapy for AUPN is 14 days for most antimicrobials, except for ciprofloxacin for which 7 days is sufficient Grade A.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Allergic reactions can, very rarely, be life-threatening.
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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.
If you develop the rare side effect of severe and persistent diarrhoea whilst you are taking your tablets or after stopping your tablets you should consult your doctor.I've been embarrassed to have sex ever since then because I thought it was just me.
In rare cases seizures occur. If fits occur, stop taking this medicine.
You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine. How to store Norfloxacin 400 mg Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.