Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops

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67.38
10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops

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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

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops works

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

Dexamethasone is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
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Side effects of Dexamethasone

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Dexamethasone

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops works

Dexamethasone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by preventing release of chemicals responsible for allergy..

In Depth Information on Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops

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 Dexamethasone

  • Do not use dexamethasone, if you are allergic to it in case of eye drops, do not touch the tip of dispenser to an eye or eyelid.
  • Do not use dexamethasone eye drops if you have glaucoma or diabetes.
  • Do not stop using dexamethasone suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. 
  • Talk to your doctor about how to avoid withdrawal symptoms when stopping the medication.
  • Do not use dexamethasone oral solution:you have a fungal infection that affects entire body if you have a stomach or duodenal ulcer.
  • Consult your doctor before taking dexamethasone oral solution, if you have kidney or liver problems or if you have high blood pressure, heart disease or you have recently had a heart attack.
Warnings
Special precautions for Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops 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
Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. 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.

Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function tests and other blood tests is advisable while you are taking Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops.
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Liver
CAUTION
Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Norflox D Eye/Ear Drops

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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