Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics that effectively treat diarrhea and dysentery. It kills the microorganisms to treat the infection.
Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is a prescription medicine that can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. In cases of severe liver or kidney disease, it is advised to consult your doctor before you start with the treatment. It is strictly advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery while you are on the treatment.
BENEFITS OF NORFLOX-TZ TABLET
In Treatment of Diarrhea
Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements or loose watery bowel movements. It can most commonly occur due to an infection of the digestive tract. Norflox-TZ RF Tablet helps to treat diarrhea that is caused due to bacteria or parasitic worm infections. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.
In Treatment of Dysentery
Dysentery or amoebic dysentery is a parasitic infection of the intestines that occurs mostly due to intake of contaminated food or water. The symptoms include loose stools (diarrhea), stomach cramps and stomach pain. Norflox-TZ RF Tablet helps to treat this infection by killing the infection causing parasites. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.
HOW TO USE NORFLOX-TZ TABLET
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. Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is to be taken with food.
HOW NORFLOX-TZ TABLET WORKS
Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Norfloxacin and Tinidazole. Norfloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Tinidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Consuming alcohol while taking Norflox-TZ RF Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Norflox-TZ RF Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Norflox-TZ RF Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Norflox-TZ RF 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.
Norflox-TZ RF Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Norflox-TZ RF Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Norflox-TZ RF Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Interaction with drugs
- CHOLERA VACCINE
- TYPHOID VACCINE
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE NORFLOX-TZ TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Norflox-TZ RF Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Norflox-TZ
- Dryness in mouth
- Metallic taste
Q. What is Norflox-TZ RF Tablet?
Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Norfloxacin and Tinidazole. This medication is used to treat diarrhea and dysentry caused due to infection. They work by killing the harmful microorganisms that cause infection. Together they help to treat infection more effectively.
Q. Can I stop taking Norflox-TZ RF Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Norflox-TZ RF Tablet and complete the full course of treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Can Norflox-TZ RF Tablet increase the risk of tendon rupture?
Yes, Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is known to increase the risk of tendon rupture commonly in the achilles tendon. Tendon problems can happen in people of all ages who take Norflox-TZ RF Tablet. Inform your health care provider if you hear or feel a snap or pop, have severe pain, rapid or immediate bruising after an accident, and are unable to use the affected arm or leg. This may indicate that you have a tendon rupture.
Q. Can the use of Norflox-TZ RF Tablet cause metallic taste?
Yes, Norflox-TZ RF Tablet can cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by chewing sugar-free gum or mints, brushing teeth after the meals and by staying hydrated.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Norflox-TZ RF Tablet?
The use of Norflox-TZ RF Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to norfloxacin or tinidazole or any other excipient present in the medicine. It should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of tendinitis (inflammation of the tendons) or tendon rupture caused because of the use of ciprofloxacin or any other medicine which belongs to the quinolone group of antimicrobial agents. It is also avoided in patients with some neurological disorders.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Norflox-TZ RF Tablet?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Norflox-TZ RF Tablet and for at least 3 days after the dosage is completed. Drinking alcohol while taking this medicine may cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfuram like reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.
Q. Can I take ORS solution with Norflox-TZ RF Tablet?
Yes, you can take ORS (oral rehydration salts) with Norflox-TZ RF Tablet. ORS is a special combination of dry salts that is mixed with clean drinking water. It can help restore the fluids lost due to diarrhea. ORS packets or solution can be availed from the nearest pharmacy, shop or from our website.
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Norflox-TZ RF Tablet can lead to increased side effects. Norflox-TZ RF Tablet takes time to show its full effect and treat your infection. If you are experiencing increased severity of diarrhea which is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Norflox-TZ RF Tablet?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. What if I don’t get better after using Norflox-TZ RF Tablet?
Inform your doctor if you don’t feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Norflox-TZ RF Tablet when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Norflox-TZ RF Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What if I miss my dose?
Take Norflox-TZ RF Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it’s almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.
Pack size – 10
pack form – tablet
Weight – 5 (gms)
Dimensions – 5 (cm) x 9 (cm) x 1 (cm)
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.