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Norfloxacin

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    Oral
    Norfloxacin
    Noroxin 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibits DNA gyrase, preventing supercoiling of DNA and disrupting cell division.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Gastroenteritis (empirical agents of choice)
    • Genitourinary infections - UTI, PID, bacterial prostatitis
    • Skin infections
    • Osteomyelitis / septic arthritis
    • Anthracosis
    • Adverse Effects
    • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
    • Headache / dizziness / fatigue
    • QT prolongation
    • Tendinopathy (in children)
 
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