Metronidazole + Norfloxacin is a combination of two antibiotics: Metronidazole + Norfloxacin1 and Metronidazole + Norfloxacin2. Metronidazole + Norfloxacin1 kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Metronidazole + Norfloxacin2 works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Q. Can the use of Dronox M Syrup cause dryness in mouth?
Yes, the use of Dronox M Syrup can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Q. Can I take Dronox M Syrup while breastfeeding?
Dronox M Syrup should be used with caution in nursing mothers as metronidazole passes into breast milk and could give the milk a bitter taste. Although it is not generally expected to be harmful, but you should always consult your doctor before taking Dronox M Syrup.
Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Dronox M Syrup should not to be taken?
The use of Dronox M Syrup should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Dronox M Syrup?
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 take alcohol while taking Dronox M Syrup?
Alcohol should not be consumed while taking this medicine as it may lower the blood pressure and cause dizziness and lightheadedness.
Q. Can I stop taking Dronox M Syrup when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Dronox M Syrup and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What if I miss my dose?
Take Dronox M Syrup 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.
Q. Can the use of Dronox M Syrup cause metallic taste?
Yes, the use of Dronox M Syrup 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. Can the use of Dronox M Syrup cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Dronox M Syrup can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medicine. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Sep 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.