Medicine Overview of Nortini Tablet
Side Effects of Nortini are Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Metallic taste, Headache.
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. Nortini Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
Nortini Tablet 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 parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
In Depth Information on Nortini Tablet
Nortini Tablet related warnings
Nortini Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nortini Tablet 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.
Nortini Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Nortini 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.
Nortini Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nortini Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nortini Tablet is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Nortini Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nortini Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Nortini
Diarrhoea - having loose motion with gas pressure 3 to 4 times during morning and some times during the day and night
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-liv.52-syrup-otc1355462-2 tea spoon syrup morning & evening before taking food , use at least 1-2 monthsyou can give along with allopathic medicine
Sir from 2 weeks there is diarrhoea(not watery),discomfort, gassy, gastric (took rantac and its okay for now) but frequent use of bathroom is seen please advise
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Metron forte 400 mg twice daily for 3 dayRabekind DSR once daily in empty stomach for 1 week
I am suffering from light diarrhoea from yesterday and after intake of food in every session, stomach becomes uneasy & gas also forms. What to do? What tablets need to consume? Please help me out
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Dont worry, jus take ors, dont take any food for 1 day, 1sachet of ors in 1 ltr boiled water, then take 1 glass of this ors solution every hour or after every episode of diarrhoea, after one day when u feel hungry then only eat solid food till then u can take tea, slice of bread
My baby is having loose motion since a new teeth is coming. Can I give her Olife-m syrup for loose motion?
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Hello, this is a antibiotic and generally not useful for viral diarrhoea . Please start enterogerminica ampoule orally twice daily for the next 4 days. Also give syp zinconia 5ml once daily for the next 14 days.Give ORS, coconut water and lemon water.
He got fever+loose motion today
Dr. Pranav Gupta
Hi. Fever can be best treated symptomatically with PARACETAMOL. We need to ascertain the cause of fever and treat it. I would advise you to get your son examined by a paediatrician if fever persists.Most diarrhoeas are viral in origin. The good thing about viral diarrhoea is that they resolve in a few days on their own. You need to make sure that your son is adequately hydrated and he is taking plenty of fluids.Your queries were being answered by paediatrician Pranav Gupta. Please submit a feedback on https://www.1mgdoctors.com/reviewdoctor/dr-pranav-40b65fe7d6
Loose motion and fever since last night, consulted family doctor but my daughter is not eating and drinking anything only wants to sleep. Her stomach is paining and loose motion. Please helpDr. Gave electrolyte powder, but she is consuming it.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Please take her to a good paediatrician. Diarrhoea can have deleterious effect in this age and she may immediately need intra venous replacement of fluids and salt.
My d2 biopsy report says that I have villous atrophy marsh grade 3 b but ttg iga report is only 0.13 I do not have diarrhea for long but I have lost 5 kg weight in 5 months I feel fullness after regular meals .is villous atrophy possible without diarrhea.i am otherwise active
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Villous atrophy is destruction of villi, a part of intestinal wall It leads to decrease absorption of nutrients and hence weight loss Diarrhoea may or may not be a symptom Kindly cosult your Gastroenterologist for examination and proper management.
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Frequently asked questions about Nortini Tablet
Nortini 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 Nortini when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Nortini and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. Can Nortini increase the risk of tendon rupture?
Yes, Nortini 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 Nortini. 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 Nortini cause metallic taste?
Yes, Nortini 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 Nortini?
The use of Nortini 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 Nortini?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Nortini 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 Nortini?
Yes, you can take ORS (oral rehydration salts) with the Nortini. 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 Nortini can lead to increased side effects. Nortini 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.
Yes, Nortini does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Nortini after the expiry date.
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