Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension

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Uses of Norfloxacin

Norfloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Norfloxacin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Norfloxacin

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension works

Norfloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.
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Uses of Tinidazole

Tinidazole is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Side effects of Tinidazole

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Tinidazole

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension works

Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension

Expert advice for Norfloxacin

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Norfloxacin immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.

Expert advice for Tinidazole

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Tinidazole in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
Warnings
Special precautions for Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension may cause symptoms such as flu
shing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension is probably usafe to use durin
g lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension is probably safe to use in pat
ients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Floxid 100mg/100mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Norfloxacin

Q. Is Norfloxacin an antibiotic?
Yes, Norfloxacin is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Norfloxacin same as penicillin?
No, Norfloxacin is not same as penicillin. They are two different medicines and belong to two different class of medicines. Norfloxacin belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones and penicillin belongs to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics.
Q. Is Norfloxacin same as ciprofloxacin?
No, Norfloxacin is not same as ciprofloxacin. These are two different drugs, however, they belong to the same class of medicines known as fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Norfloxacin with dimenhydrinate?
Norfloxacin can be taken with dimenhydrinate. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
Q. Does Norfloxacin contain sulphur?
No, Norfloxacin is not known to contain sulphur.
Q. Does Norfloxacin treat chlamydia infections?
No, Norfloxacin is not active against the chlamydia group of organisms, hence it is not used to treat infections caused by chlamydia.
Q. Does Norfloxacin expire?
Yes, Norfloxacin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
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Frequently asked questions for Tinidazole

Q. Is Tinidazole or Fasigyn an antibiotic/sulfa drug?
Tinidazole is an antibiotic/anti-protozoal/anti-amoebic drug. It is not a sulfa drug
Q. Is Tinidazole available or sold over the counter?
No. Tinidazole is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Is tinidazole the same as metronidazole/Flagyl?
Tinidazole is different from metronidazole (also called as Flagyl). However, both of them belong to the same class of drugs
Q. Is Tinidazole/Fasigyn safe?
Yes. Tinidazole is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. What are Tiniba and Fasigyn used for?
Tiniba and Fasigyn are brand names of tinidazole available in the market. They are used for the same indications as tinidazole
Q. Can I take tinidazole with fluconazole/Tylenol/ibuprofen?
Tinidazole can be taken with fluconazole/Tylenol (paracetamol)/ibuprofen only if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Tinidazole cure bacterial vaginosis and UTI?
Tinidazole is effective in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. But it is not used for treatment of UTI
Q. Does Tinidazole cause yeast infections/diarrhea/cancer?
Prolonged use of Tinidazole may cause candida or yeast infections. There is no evidence of Tinidazole causing cancer. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Tinidazole treat Chlamydial or urinary tract infections?
Yes. Tinidazole is used to treat Chlamydial infections, but is not effective for treating a urinary tract infection
Q. Does Tinidazole affect birth control?
There is no evidence of Tinidazole affecting birth control. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking Tinidazole.
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