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Norfen TZ Suspension

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Primary uses of Norfen TZ Suspension

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MRP
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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Norfen TZ Suspension

Uses of Norfen TZ Suspension

Norfen TZ Suspension is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.

Norfen TZ Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Norfen TZ are Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Metallic taste, Headache.

How to use Norfen TZ Suspension

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. Norfen TZ Suspension is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Norfen TZ Suspension works

Norfen TZ Suspension is a combination of two antibiotics: Norfloxacin and Tinidazole. Norfloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Tinidazole kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

In Depth Information on Norfen TZ Suspension

Norfen TZ Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Norfen TZ Suspension
Alcohol
CAUTION
Norfen TZ Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Norfen TZ 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Norfen TZ Suspension is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Norfen TZ 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.
Kidney
CAUTION
Norfen TZ Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Norfen TZ Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Norfen TZ Suspension is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Norfen TZ Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Norfen TZ Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Norfen TZ Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Norfen TZ Suspension

Q. What is Norfen tz?
Norfen tz is a combination of two medicines: Norfloxacin and Tinidazole. This medication is used to treat diarrhea due to infection. They work by killing the harmful micro-organisms that cause infection. Together they help to treat infection more effectively.
Q. Can I stop taking Norfen tz when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Norfen tz and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. Can Norfen tz increase the risk of tendon rupture?
Yes, Norfen tz is known to increase the risk of tendon rupture commonly in the achilies tendon. Tendon problems can happen in people of all ages who take Norfen tz. Inform your health care provider if you hear or feel a snap or pop, have severe pain, rapid or immediate bruising after an accident, and are unable to use the affected arm or leg, you may have a tendon rupture.
Q. Can the use of Norfen tz cause metallic taste?
Yes, Norfen tz can cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by chewing sugar-free gum or mints, brushing teeth after the meals and by staying hydrated.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications to the use of Norfen tz?
The use of Norfen tz is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to norfloxacin or tinidazole or any other excipient. It should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of any inflammation of the tendons (tendinitis), or tendon rupture seen with the use of ciprofloxacin or any other medicine which belongs to the same group (quinolone group) of antimicrobial agents and in patients with some neurological disorders.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Norfen tz?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Norfen tz and for at least 3 days after stopping it. Drinking alcoholic while taking this medicine may cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfuram like reaction) with symptoms of stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.
Q. Can I take ORS solution with Norfen tz?
Yes, you can take ORS (oral rehydration salts) with the Norfen tz. ORS is a special combination of dry salts that is mixed with clean water. It can help replace the fluids lost due to diarrhea. ORS packets or solution can be availed from the nearest pharmacy, shop or from our website .
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking higher than recommended dose of Norfen tz can lead to increased side effects. Norfen tz takes time to show its full effect and treat your infection. If you are experiencing increased severity of diarrhea which is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Norfen tz expire?
Yes, Norfen tz does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Norfen tz after the expiry date.
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