Norfloxacin is used in the treatment of adults with urinary tract infections, both uncomplicated (cystitis) and complicated urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases (gonorrhea), genital infection, prostate infection (prostatitis), infections of the stomach or intestines (travelers’ diarrhea) and eye infection. It acts by inhibiting bacterial deoxyribonucleic acid synthesis and thus, killing the bacteria.
How it works
Norfloxacin belongs to class of drugs called flouroquinolone antibiotics. Norfloxacin inhibits bacterial reproduction by inhibiting DNA formation, thereby killing the bacteria.
Common side effects
indigestion, anal/rectal pain, abnormal blood counts, depression, loss of appetite, lack of sleep . hypersensitivity reactions., fever, bitter taste, decreased blood count, elevated enzyme levels, loose stools, blurred vision, abdominal swelling, chills, itching, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, rash, mouth ulcer, gas, palpitations, Nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, tingling of the fingers, painful periods, back pain, anxiety, dry mouth/heartburn, swelling, headache, weakness