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Brand name: Norfloxacin (Chemmart) TM

Active ingredients: norfloxacin

What it is used for

The treatment of adults with complicated and uncomplicated urinary tract infections that are caused by susceptible strains of microorganisms. The treatment of adults with gastrointestional infections, in particular shigellosis and traveller's diarrhoea. Note: Specimens for culture and susceptibility testing should be obtained prior to and during treatment if clinical response warrants. Suppression in adults of chronic, recurrent urinary tract infections.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

WHITE, CONVEX, OVAL SCORED FILM-COATED TABLET WITH "N" &"F" INTERSPERSED WITH A BREAK LINE EMBOSSED ON ONE SIDE AND THE ARROW SYMBOL ON THE OTHER SIDE.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient norfloxacin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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