Norflox-TZ Tablet
Cipla Ltd

prescription required
In-stock 10 tablets in 1 strip
66.75
Related Warnings
CAUTION
Alcohol
CAUTION

Norflox-TZ Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).

WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS

Norflox-TZ Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

CAUTION
Lactation
CAUTION

Norflox-TZ Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Driving

Do not drive unless you are feeling well.Norflox-TZ Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.

CAUTION
Kidney
CAUTION

Norflox-TZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Norflox-TZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Use of Norflox-TZ Tablet is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

Norflox-TZ Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Norflox-TZ Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.


Tinidazole   600mg

Uses of Tinidazole
Tinidazole is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.

How to use Tinidazole
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Norflox-TZ Tablet works
Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

Side Effects:

Common Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

Expert advice for Tinidazole
Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better. It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth. If you are using Tinidazole in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage. You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together. Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Tinidazole or Fasigyn an antibiotic/sulfa drug?
Tinidazole is an antibiotic/anti-protozoal/anti-amoebic drug. It is not a sulfa drug

Q. Is Tinidazole available or sold over the counter?
No. Tinidazole is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Is tinidazole the same as metronidazole/Flagyl?
Tinidazole is different from metronidazole (also called as Flagyl). However, both of them belong to the same class of drugs

Q. Is Tinidazole/Fasigyn safe?
Yes. Tinidazole is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. What are Tiniba and Fasigyn used for?
Tiniba and Fasigyn are brand names of tinidazole available in the market. They are used for the same indications as tinidazole

Q. Can I take tinidazole with fluconazole/Tylenol/ibuprofen?
Tinidazole can be taken with fluconazole/Tylenol (paracetamol)/ibuprofen only if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Tinidazole cure bacterial vaginosis and UTI?
Tinidazole is effective in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. But it is not used for treatment of UTI

Q. Does Tinidazole cause yeast infections/diarrhea/cancer?
Prolonged use of Tinidazole may cause candida or yeast infections. There is no evidence of Tinidazole causing cancer. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Does Tinidazole treat Chlamydial or urinary tract infections?
Yes. Tinidazole is used to treat Chlamydial infections, but is not effective for treating a urinary tract infection

Q. Does Tinidazole affect birth control?
There is no evidence of Tinidazole affecting birth control. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking Tinidazole.

Norfloxacin   400mg

Uses of Norfloxacin
Norfloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infectionsIt is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

How to use Norfloxacin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Norflox-TZ Tablet works
Norfloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

Side Effects:

Common Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

Expert advice for Norfloxacin
Your doctor has prescribed Norfloxacin to cure your infection and improve symptoms. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Discontinue Norfloxacin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing. Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools. Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Norfloxacin an antibiotic?
Yes, Norfloxacin is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolones.

Q. Can I take Norfloxacin with dimenhydrinate?
Norfloxacin can be taken with dimenhydrinate. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does Norfloxacin treat chlamydia infections?
No, Norfloxacin is not active against the chlamydia group of organisms, hence it is not used to treat infections caused by chlamydia.

Q. Does Norfloxacin expire?
Yes, Norfloxacin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.

Lactobacillus   120Million spores

Uses of Lactobacillus
Lactobacillus is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, infectious diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with antibiotics.

How to use Lactobacillus
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Norflox-TZ Tablet works
Lactobacillus is a live micro-organism, when given in adequate amount, provides health benefits. It restores the balance of good bacteria (microorganisms) in the intestine that may get upset with the use of antibiotics or due to intestinal infections.

Side Effects:

Common Flatulence, Bloating.

Expert advice for Lactobacillus
Avoid taking Lactobacillus along with steroids (medications that weaken the immune system) as they might increase the chances of getting sick. Notify your doctor if you are pregnant. Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding. Take Lactobacillus at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics. This is because taking Lactobacillus along with the antibiotics can reduce their effectiveness. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus vegan/ dairy free?
Some products of lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus contain dairy products and may not be suitable for vegans. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Is lactobacillus good or bad/pathogenic?
Lactobacillus is a group of ‘good' bacteria that provide several health benefits. It is not among the disease causing (pathogenic) bacteria

Q. Is lactobacillus and Lactobacillus acidophilus same?
Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species of lactobacillus bacteria. Their role as a probiotic in the maintenance of good health is the same

Q. Is lactobacillus gram negative?
Lactobacillus is a gram positive bacteria

Q. Is lactobacillus motile?
Certain species or strains of lactobacillus are motile

Q. Is Lactobacillus acidophilus good for yeast infections/can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for yeast infections?
Yes. Lactobacillus has been regarded beneficial in the treatment of yeast infections of the vagina

Q. Can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for bad breath?
The benefits of Lactobacillus acidophilus in improving bad breath have not been established

Q. How long can I take acidophilus for?
The duration of treatment with lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus depends upon the condition being treated and is decided by the doctor

Q. Can you take lactobacillus with antibiotics?
Concomitant use of lactobacillus with antibiotics can lower its effectiveness. Products containing lactobacillus should be taken at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics

Q. Does lactobacillus cause/produce gas?
Yes. Gas and bloating is a side effect of lactobacillus. In most cases these mild side effects subside with continued use

Q. Does lactobacillus cause UTI?
Lactobacillus is not known to cause urinary tract infections (UTI)

Q. Does Lactobacillus casei contain casein?
Lactobacillus casei is one of the species of lactobacillus and is used a probiotic. Some products of lactobacillus contain dairy products and may contain casein. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Does lactobacillus create CO2/produce alcohol?
Yes. Lactobacillus may produce carbon dioxide gas and alcohol as a part of its normal cellular process (metabolism)

Q. Does Lactobacillus acidophilus need to be refrigerated?
Dairy based Lactobacillus acidophilus products may need refrigeration. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand for instructions.

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