Brand name: Norfloxacin (Apo) TM
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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
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on May 1, 2023. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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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