Active substances: Norfloxacin
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Continue taking your medicine regularly as prescribed.
If you have taken more than a double dose by mistake, contact your doctor immediately. If you forget to take Norfloxacin 400 mg Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet, just carry on with the next one as normal.
If you stop taking Norfloxacin 400 mg It is important that you complete the course of treatment, even if you begin to feel better after a few days. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist or nurse.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Allergic reactions can, very rarely, be life-threatening. Achilles tendon.
Inflammation of the liver with jaundice yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes commonly occurs.
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. 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.
You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The usual dose in adults is 1 film-coated tablet 400 mg norfloxacin twice daily.
The recommended dose is 1 film-coated tablet 400 mg norfloxacin once daily. Swallow the tablets with a glass of water at least one hour before or two hours after a meal or drink of milk. Preferably the tablets should be taken in the morning and evening.
If you only take a single daily dose, always take this at the same time of day.
The duration of treatment depends on the type and severity of infection. For women with acute, uncomplicated inflammation of the bladder, the usual duration of treatment is a 3 day course of this medicine with the recommended dose.
In the treatment of urinary tract infections, adults will generally need to use this medicine for 7-10 days. In chronic inflammation of the prostate the usual duration of treatment is 4 weeks.
The symptoms of urinary tract infection, such as a burning sensation experienced during passing water, pain, and fever, will generally disappear within 1-2 days.