Worflox 400mg Tablet

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Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Worflox 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
115.42
₹11.54/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Worflox Tablet

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Uses of Worflox Tablet

Worflox 400mg Tablet 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 Worflox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Worflox 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. It is better to take Worflox 400mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Worflox Tablet works

Worflox 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Worflox Tablet

Expert advice for Worflox Tablet

  • 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 Worflox 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Worflox 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Worflox 400mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Worflox 400mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Worflox 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Worflox 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Worflox 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Worflox 400mg Tablet is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
SAFE
Worflox 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver d
isease. No dose adjustment of Worflox 400mg Tablet is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Norfloxacin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Worflox 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Norfloxacin

Yes, Worflox is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolones.
No, Worflox is not same as penicillin. They are two different medicines and belong to two different class of medicines. Worflox belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones and penicillin belongs to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics.
No, Worflox 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 Worflox with dimenhydrinate?
Worflox 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>
No, Worflox is not known to contain sulphur.
No, Worflox is not active against the chlamydia group of organisms, hence it is not used to treat infections caused by chlamydia.
Yes, Worflox 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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