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      NORFLOX EYE/EAR 10ML DROPS

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      MRP 14.64

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      NORFLOX EYE/EAR 10ML DROPS

      Norflox Drops Eye/Ear
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Norflox Drops Eye/Ear is an antibiotic medication used to treat bacterial infections of the eye and ear. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Norflox Drops Eye/Ear is Norfloxacin 0.3% w/v.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Norfloxacin:

      Norfloxacin is a flouroquinolone agent which acts by inhibiting the DNA synthesis in bacterial organisms. By inhibiting cell division, Norfloxacin reduces/stops bacterial multiplication.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Norflox Drops Eye/Ear:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the Norflox Drops Eye/Ear such as Norfloxacin and other quinolones
      • Myasthenia gravis
      • History of tendonitis
      • Tendon rupture associated with the use of quinolones
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Norflox Drops Eye/Ear. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

      • Dizziness
      • Headache
      • Nausea
      • Abdominal Cramping
      • Vomiting
      • Anorexia
      • Constipation
      • Flatulence
      • Dyspepsia
      • Asthenia
      • Anal/Rectal pain
      • Peripheral neuropathy
      • Tingling of the fingers
      • Hyperhidrosis
      • Arthralgia
      • Arthritis
      • Convulsions
      • Muscle spasms
      • Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome
      • Vasculitis
      • Tendon rupture or tendinitis
      • Photosensitivity
      • Hepatitis
      • Jaundice
      • QT interval prolongationHypoglycemia

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Anaphylaxis
      • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea and colitis
      • Hepatic or acute renal failure
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.

      For Eyes: Wash your hands before and after application of the Norflox Drops Eye/Ear. For instilling the drops lie down straight and roll your eyeballs upwards, then pull down your lower eyelid and squeeze in 1 or 2 drops into the eyes or as recommended by your physician. Do not touch the tip of the dropper as it may contaminate and cause you irritation on your next application.
      For Ear: Wash your hands before and post application as well. Shake the bottle gently. Lie down sideways by keeping the infected ear upwards and instill the number of drops suggested by your doctor. Continue the same procedure for other ear as well, if both ears are effected.

      Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, use it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and use it according to your normal schedule. Don’t instill two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      Recap the container immediately after finishing the application.
      For children; talk to your doctor before using the drops.

      Overdosage

      Avoid giving more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, look for any new symptoms. If you observe any, promptly seek medical advice or report it to the nearby poison control center.

      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Norflox Drops Eye/Ear only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Pregnancy:

      Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant because safety during pregnancy has not yet established.

      Lactation:

      Inform your doctor in case if you are a nursing mother because safety during lactation is unknown.

      Drug Interactions:

      Exercise caution when used with other medicines especially inform your doctor if you are on below medication:
      Erythromycin, antipsychotic agents, Theophylline, multivitamins, multi-minerals, antacids containing the AI or mg, sucralfate, buffered didanosine, prolonged prothrombin with concomitant coumarin anticoagulant. Tendon disorder with corticosteroids etc.

      Precautions
      • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
      • Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
      • Do not use Norflox Drops Eye/Ear beyond its expiry.
      • Do not accept unsealed container or any particles are floating in it.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Norfloxacin for:

      This medication is a synthetic chemotherapeutic agent, prescribed for urinary tract infections and eye infections.

      How does Norfloxacin work:

      It works by killing sensitive bacteria.

      How should Norfloxacin be used:

      To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. Use as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. Take this drug at the same time of day. Take on an empty stomach. Take 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. Drink lots of noncaffeine liquids unless told to drink less liquid by your doctor.

      Common side effects of Norfloxacin :

      Headache. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Yogurt or probiotics may help. You may get these products at health food stores or in some pharmacies. Tendons may rarely get irritated and tear. Unsafe allergic effects may rarely happen.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Norfloxacin :

      Do not give to a child younger than 18 years of age. If you have an allergy to norfloxacin or any other part of this drug. If you have had tendons get irritated or torn when taking this drug or an alike drug in the past. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have myasthenia gravis. If you are breast-feeding.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. Pain in back of the ankle. Joint pain or swelling. Very bad muscle pain or weakness. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Seizures. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Norfloxacin with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Norfloxacin :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Quinolones, Eye Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics

      Seller Information
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      CIPLA

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