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Noroxin is an antimicrobial remedy from the group of fluroquinolones. It provides the antibacterial, bactericidal action and provides the maximal protection from the morbific organisms.
The pharmacological action of the antibiotic is conditioned by the fact that the active component norfloxacin inhibits the bacterial DNA-gyrase, destroys synthesis of protein in the infected cells and leads to the death of the microorganisms. It destroys bacteria on the inside affecting their nutritious elements at once. And so a relapse of the disease is stopped in patients and condition is improved from the first day of the treatment.
Noroxin is used for infections of the urinary tracts – cystitis, pyelonephritis, urethritis, uncomplicated gonorrhea; infections of genitals – prostatitis, endometritis, cervicitis; infection of the gastrointestinal tract – salmonella, shigellosis, diarrhea, infections of the eyes and mucous membranes.
Before the beginning of the antibacterial therapy a careful medical examination of the patient is needed. If there are no contraindications for the use of this antibiotic in the patient, the attending doctor may prescribe the daily dose and other recommendations needed for the effective treatment.
The dosage is indicated individually in each clinical case depending on the type of infection and its severity.
In case of the infections of the urinary tracts it is usually prescribed 400 mg 2 times a day within 7-10 days
In case of the chronic or relapsing infections the length of therapy may be 12 weeks
In case of the infectious inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract it is also prescribed 400 mg 2 times a day within 5 days
In case of typhoid fever 400 mg 3 times a day is prescribed within 14 days.
During the treatment the dose can be adjusted by your medical specialist to gain faster and more effective results. It is not recommended to change the dose on your own.
Noroxin is contraindicated in case of the high sensitivity to its components especially to the main component norfloxacin, and children under 15 years old, and also during pregnancy.
Using this antibiotic during lactation it is necessary to use the bottle feeding beforehand.
It is necessary to take the drug with caution by patients with severe dysfunctions of liver or kidney, epilepsy and atherosclerosis of the brain.
Patients should get a sufficient amount of liquid during the treatment.
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