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EMBENOR 400MG TABLET

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Composition for EMBENOR

Norfloxacin(400 mg)

food interaction for EMBENOR

alcohol interaction for EMBENOR

pregnancy interaction for EMBENOR

lactation interaction for EMBENOR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Embenor 400mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Embenor 400mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for EMBENOR

Norfloxacin(400 mg)

Uses

Embenor 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Embenor 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Decreased urination, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Lip swelling, Skin rash, Itching, Urticaria, Shortness of breath, Anxiety, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Bruise, Bleeding, Blisters on skin, Convulsion, Dark colored urine, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Loss of consciousness, Fainting, Restlessness, Stomach cramp, Tachycardia, Tremor, Uncoordinated body movements, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye, Weakness, Fever, Confusion, Hallucination, Heartburn, Nausea

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Expert advice for EMBENOR

  • Avoid  norfloxacin if you have  known history of muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis). It may further increase the muscle weakness.
  • Do not drink or eat a lot of caffeine-containing products such as coffee, tea, energy drinks, cola, or chocolate -may increase nervousness, sleeplessness, heart pounding, and anxiety.
  • Drink plenty of water or other fluids every day while you are taking norfloxacin.
  • Do not start or continue the norfloxacin and consult your doctor if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances.
  • Avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet light (tanning beds and sunlamps) and to wear protective clothing, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Norfloxacin may make your skin sensitive to sunlight or ultraviolet light. If your skin becomes reddened, swollen, or blistered, consult your doctor.
  • Take norfloxacin at least one hour before or at least two hours after taking antacids (aluminum or magnesium hydroxide), didanosine, sucralfate, supplements or multivitamins that contain iron or zinc, meal or ingestion of milk and/or other dairy products. 
  • Norfloxacin can cause dizziness and light-headedness and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.
  • Norfloxacin is associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture. it should be used carefully in patients over 60 years of age, in patients taking steroids corticosteroid drugs, in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants to minimize this risk.

Frequently asked questions for EMBENOR

Norfloxacin

Q.Is norfloxacin/ norflox tz/ norflox 400/ norilet/ norilet 400 same as ciprofloxacin?
No, however they belong to same class of medication called as fluoroquinolones and act by same mechanism but differ in absorption, metabolism and excretion

Q.Is norfloxacin/ norflox tz/ norflox 400/ norilet/ norilet 400 same as penicillin/broad spectrum antibiotic?
No, they belong to same class of medication called as fluoroquinolones and they act by different mechanism

Q.Is norfloxacin/ norflox tz/ norflox 400/ norilet/ norilet 400 used for treatment of diarrhea and UTI?
Yes, however it depends on microorganism involved and effectiveness. Always consult your doctor on this regards

Q.Is norfloxacin sulfa based / a penicillin/ an antibiotic?
No. Norfloxacin belong to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. It does not contain penicillin or sulpha.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)