Active Ingredient: Norfloxacin
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How should I take norfloxacin?
Norfloxacin is usually taken every 12 hours. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Take this medicine with a full glass of water 8 ounces. Drink several extra glasses of fluid each day while you are taking norfloxacin.
Use this medication for the full prescribed length of time. Norfloxacin will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu.
Do not share this medication with another person especially a child, even if they have the same symptoms you have. Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
What happens if I miss a dose?
The usual dose is one 400 mg tablet, taken twice a day. Swallow the tablet with a drink of water. This is because your body absorbs less norfloxacin after a meal, which means the medicine is less effective.
Try to space out the doses over the day - so ideally, take a dose every 12 hours. Do not drink milk or take indigestion remedies or medicines containing iron or zinc such as multivitamin tablets during the two hours before you take norfloxacin, or during the two hours after you have taken a dose.
This is because these things interfere with the way norfloxacin is absorbed by your body, and stop it from working fully.