Nortex TZ Tablet


Introduction

Nortex TZ Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of microorganisms to treat bacterial infections. It also promotes the growth of good bacteria in the gut for proper digestion.

Nortex TZ Tablet is advised to be taken as per the prescription or as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure better efficacy of the medicine.

Nortex TZ Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, headaches, dryness of mouth, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Nortex TZ Tablet

Benefits of Nortex TZ Tablet

In Diarrhea

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements or loose watery bowel movements. It can most commonly occur due to an infection of the digestive tract. Nortex TZ Tablet helps to treat diarrhea that is caused due to bacteria or parasitic worm infections. It also contains beneficial bacteria that protect the inner layers of your stomach and intestines. So, this medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Dysentery

Dysentery or amoebic dysentery is a parasitic infection of the intestines that occurs mostly due to intake of contaminated food or water. The symptoms include loose stools (diarrhea), stomach cramps and stomach pain. Nortex TZ Tablet helps to treat this infection by killing the infection causing parasites. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Nortex TZ Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nortex TZ

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Heartburn

How to use Nortex TZ Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nortex TZ Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Nortex TZ Tablet works

Nortex TZ Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Tinidazole, Norfloxacin, and Lactobacillus. Tinidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA. Norfloxacin is also an antibiotic which kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively. Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Nortex TZ Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nortex TZ Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nortex TZ Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nortex TZ Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Nortex TZ Tablet 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
Nortex TZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nortex TZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nortex TZ Tablet is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nortex TZ Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nortex TZ Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Nortex TZ Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Nortex TZ Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • This combination medicine helps treat diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Nortex TZ Tablet if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

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No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 days I had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
For diarrhea which antibiotic is good for kids and for dysentery which antibiotic is good for kids?
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. What is Nortex TZ Tablet?

Nortex TZ Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Tinidazole, Norfloxacin and Lactobacillus (probiotic). Tinidazole and Norfloxacin work by killing the harmful microorganisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat some infections more effectively than when taken alone. Lactobacillus helps to maintain the healthy bacteria in your stomach and intestine.

Q. Is it safe to use Nortex TZ Tablet?

Nortex TZ Tablet is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, metallic taste, heartburn, and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem due to this medication, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Nortex TZ Tablet cause metallic taste?

Yes, the use of Nortex TZ Tablet can cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by chewing sugar-free gum or mints or by brushing teeth after the meals.

Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Nortex TZ Tablet can increase the risks of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Nortex TZ Tablet?

The use of Nortex TZ Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to norfloxacin, tinidazole or any other excipient. It should also be preferably avoided in patients with history of any inflammation of the tendons (tendinitis) or tendon rupture seen with the use of norfloxacin or any other medicine which belongs to the same group (quinolone group) of antimicrobial agents and in patients with some neurological disorders.

Q. Can Nortex TZ Tablet increase the risk of tendon rupture?

Yes, Nortex TZ Tablet contains Norfloxacin, which is known to increase the risk of tendon rupture, commonly in the achilles tendon. Tendon problems can happen in people of all ages who take Nortex TZ Tablet. 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. What if I don't get better after using Nortex TZ Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Nortex TZ Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Nortex TZ Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Nortex TZ Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References

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