Loxone/Loxone T

Loxone/Loxone T

norfloxacin

Manufacturer:

Micro Labs

Distributor:

Zizawa Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per Loxone FC tab Norfloxacin. Per Loxone T tab Tinidazole 400 mg, norfloxacin 600 mg
Indications/Uses
Loxone UTI, urethritis &/or cervicitis, bacterial enteric infections. Prophylaxis in granulocytopenic patients. Loxone T Treatment of diarrhoea & dysentery of amoebic, bacterial & mixed origins.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Loxone Uncomplicated lower UTI 400 mg bd for 3-10 days. UTI 400 mg bd for 7-10 days. Chronic relapsing UTI 400 mg bd up to 12 wk. Gonococcal urethritis or cervicitis 800 mg single dose. Renal impairment 400 mg daily. Max recommended dose: 400 mg bd. Loxone T Adult 1 tab bd for 5-10 days.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals w/ a glass of water. Ensure adequate hydration. Do not take w/ dairy products.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Loxone T Patients w/ neurological disorder & blood dyscrasias.
Special Precautions
History of seizures, severe cerebrovascular disease & severe renal damage. Anaphylactic reactions. Maintain adequate amount of water intake. Avoid exposure to sunlight. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents. Loxone T Not recommended in childn.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, heartburn, constipation, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, depression, insomnia, seizures; rash, dry mouth, fever, arthralgia & crystalluria, anorexia, metallic or bitter taste in the mouth, malaise, vertigo, pruritus & skin rashes.
Drug Interactions
May potentiate effects of oral anticoagulants, cyclosporine & theophylline. Reduced absorption w/ Fe, Zn, antacids &/or sucralfate. Antagonized effect w/ nitrofurantoin.
MIMS Class
Antiamoebics / Other Antibiotics / Quinolones
ATC Classification
J01RA13 - norfloxacin and tinidazole ; Belongs to the class of combinations of antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
J01MA06 - norfloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Loxone FC tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Loxone T tab
Packing/Price
10 × 2's
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