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Norfloxacin - Pharmacology: Interferes with microbial DNA synthesis.

Indication: Treatment of UTIs caused by susceptible organisms; treatment of STDs caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae ; prostatitis caused by  Escherichia coli.

Norfloxacin is in a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones (flor-o-KWIN-o-lones). Norfloxacin fights bacteria in the body.

Norfloxacin is used to treat bacterial infections of the prostate and urinary tract. Norfloxacin also treats gonorrhea.

Norfloxacin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Norfloxacin is a quinolone/fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Norfloxacin is bactericidal and its mode of action depends on blocking of bacterial DNA replication by binding itself to an enzyme called DNA gyrase, which allows the untwisting required to replicate one DNA double helix into two. Notably the drug has 100 times higher affinity for bacterial DNA gyrase than for mammalian.

Norfloxacin is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain bacterial infections of the genitals, bladder and the digestive system. Norfloxacin is also used to treat certain sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Norfloxacin belongs to a group of antibiotics called the quinolones.

Oral Uncomplicated gonorrhoea

Adult: 800 mg as a single daily dose. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg single dose Oral Chronic bacterial prostatitis

Adult: 400 mg bid for 28 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Complicated urinary tract infections

Adult: 400 mg bid for 10-21 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Chronic relapsing urinary tract infections

Adult: 400 mg bid for up to 12 wk, may be reduced to 400 mg once daily if adequate suppression within first 4 wk. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Gastroenteritis

Adult: 400 mg bid for 3-5 days CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Adult: Infections caused by susceptible Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, roteus mirabilis species: 400 mg bid for 3 days. Infections caused by other susceptible bacteria: 400 mg bid for 7-10 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Ophthalmic Conjunctivitis

Adult: As 0.3% solution: Usual dose, 1 or 2 drops in the eye 4 times daily for up to 7 days. Dosage may be increased to 1 or 2 drops every 2 hr for the 1 st day in more severe infections.

Child: ≥1 yr, as 0.3% solution: Usual dose, 1 or 2 drops in the eye 4 times daily for up to 7 days. Dosage may be increased to 1 or 2 drops every 2 hr for the 1 st day in more severe infections.

Oral uncomplicated gonorrhoea

Adult: 800 mg as a single daily dose. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg single dose Oral Chronic bacterial prostatitis

Adult: 400 mg bid for 28 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Complicated UTI

Adult: 400 mg bid for 10-21 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Chronic relapsing UTI

Adult: 400 mg bid for up to 12 wk, may be reduced to 400 mg once daily if adequate suppression within first 4 wk. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Gastroenteritis

Adult: 400 mg bid for 3-5 days CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Uncomplicated UTI

Adult: Infections caused by susceptible Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, roteus mirabilis species: 400 mg bid for 3 days. Infections caused by other susceptible bacteria: 400 mg bid for 7-10 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Ophthalmic conjunctivitis

Adult: As 0.3% solution: Usual dose, 1 or 2 drops in the eye 4 times daily for up to 7 days. Dosage may be increased to 1 or 2 drops every 2 hr for the 1 st day in more severe infections.

Child: ≥1 yr, as 0.3% solution: Usual dose, 1 or 2 drops in the eye 4 times daily for up to 7 days. Dosage may be increased to 1 or 2 drops every 2 hr for the 1 st day in more severe infections.

Oral Uncomplicated gonorrhoea

Adult: 800 mg as a single daily dose. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg single dose Oral Chronic bacterial prostatitis

Adult: 400 mg bid for 28 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Complicated urinary tract infections

Adult: 400 mg bid for 10-21 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Chronic relapsing urinary tract infections

Adult: 400 mg bid for up to 12 wk, may be reduced to 400 mg once daily if adequate suppression within first 4 wk. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Gastroenteritis

Adult: 400 mg bid for 3-5 days CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Oral Uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Adult: Infections caused by susceptible Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, roteus mirabilis species: 400 mg bid for 3 days. Infections caused by other susceptible bacteria: 400 mg bid for 7-10 days. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≤30 400 mg once daily Ophthalmic Conjunctivitis

Adult: As 0.3% solution: Usual dose, 1 or 2 drops in the eye 4 times daily for up to 7 days. Dosage may be increased to 1 or 2 drops every 2 hr for the 1 st day in more severe infections.

Child: ≥1 yr, as 0.3% solution: Usual dose, 1 or 2 drops in the eye 4 times daily for up to 7 days. Dosage may be increased to 1 or 2 drops every 2 hr for the 1 st day in more severe infections. Special Populations: Reduce dose in patients with renal impairment: CrCl: ≤30 mL/min: 400 mg once daily.

Indications:

Adult: PO Uncomplicated gonorrhoea 800 mg once daily. Susceptible infections 400 mg twice daily. Duration: Chronic bacterial prostatitis: 28 days; Complicated UTI: 10-21 days; Gastroenteritis: 3-5 days; Uncomplicated UTI caused by susceptible Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, roteus mirabilis species: 3 days; Uncomplicated UTI caused by other susceptible bacteria: 7-10 days. Chronic relapsing UTI 400 mg twice daily, up to 12 wk, may reduce to once daily if adequate suppression w/in 1st 4 wk. Ophth Conjunctivitis As 0.3% soln: Instill 1-2 drops 4 times/day for up to 7 days. May increase to 2 hrly for the 1st day in more severe infections.

Indications: Uro-genital infections.

Typhoid fever.

Acute bacterial gastroenteritis.

Chronic bacterial prostatitis.

Gonorrhoea, Prophylaxis of sepsis in neutropenic patients.

Eye and ear infections.

Active ingredients: Norfloxacin
Unit description, dosagePrice, USD
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Norfloxacin 400 mg
Tablet; Oral; Norfloxacin 400 mg
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Norfloxacin 200 mg
Noroxin 400 mg tablet$ 4.21
Apo-Norflox 400 mg Tablet$ 1.44
Co Norfloxacin 400 mg Tablet$ 1.28
Novo-Norfloxacin 400 mg Tablet$ 1.28
Pms-Norfloxacin 400 mg Tablet$ 1.28
Norfloxacin 400 mg Gracure Pharma Tablet$ 0.04
Norfloxacin 400 mg Stadmed Tablet$ 0.04
Norfloxacin 400 mg Smith Stanistreet Tablet$ 0.04
Norfloxacin 400 mg LOCOST Tablet$ 0.06
Norfloxacin 400 mg Wings Pharma Tablet$ 0.02
Norfloxacin 400 mg Acichem Labs Tablet$ 0.02

List of norfloxacin brand and generic drugs

Norflox-Sandoz (Germany)
Norfloxacin - C-Dragon Pharmacy (China)
Norfloxacin - Guilin Pharma (China)
Norfloxacin - Sunve Pharm (China)
Norfloxacin 0.3% Traphaco (Vietnam)
Norfloxacin 0.3% Traphaco 0.3 % x 1 loï 5 mL
Norfloxacin 0.3% Traphaco 0.3 % x 1 loï 10 mL
Norfloxacin AbZ (Germany)
Norfloxacin Adico (Switzerland)
Norfloxacin Ajanta (Vietnam)
Norfloxacin Ajanta 400 mg x 1 hoäp
Norfloxacin AL (Germany)
Norfloxacin Changzheng-Xinkai (China)
Norfloxacin Community Pharm (Thailand)
Norfloxacin Community Pharm (foil) 200 mg x 25 x 4's
Norfloxacin Community Pharm (foil) 400 mg x 50 x 10's
Norfloxacin Community Pharm 400 mg x 500's
Norfloxacin Flamingo (Vietnam)
Norfloxacin Flamingo 400 mg x 1 hoäp
Norfloxacin Helvepharm (Switzerland)
Norfloxacin Heumann (Germany)
Norfloxacin Krka (Sweden)
Norfloxacin Sandoz (Austria, Finland, Sweden)
Norfloxacin Sannova (Japan)
Norfloxacin STADA (Germany, Sweden)
Norfloxacin Vital Healthcare (Vietnam)
Norfloxacin Vital Healthcare 0.3 % x 1 loï 5 mL
Norfloxacin Yoshindo (Japan)
Norfloxacin-Helcor (Hungary)
Norfloxacin-ratiopharm (Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg)
Norfloxacin-Teva (Switzerland)
Norfloxacina ABC (Italy)
Norfloxacina Actavis (Italy)
Norfloxacina Alter (Italy)
Norfloxacina Aurobindo (Italy)
Norfloxacina Best (Colombia)
Norfloxacina Cinfa (Portugal)
Norfloxacina Craveri (Argentina)
Norfloxacina Dr Reddy's (Italy)
Norfloxacina EG (Italy)
Norfloxacina Fabra (Argentina)
Norfloxacina Jet (Italy)
Norfloxacina Klonal (Argentina)
Norfloxacina La Santé (Colombia)
Norfloxacina MK (Colombia, Ecuador)
Norfloxacina Northia (Argentina)
Norfloxacina Ratiopharm (Portugal)

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