Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s

 139.41

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Drug Strength: 400 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 14s

Bactinor tablet contains Norfloxacin, Oral | belongs to Quinolone

SKU: pg_2358_3130 Categories: ,

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How it works

Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s works by inhibiting an enzyme required for a bacterial DNA to replicate.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s

  • Nausea or vomiting severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Headache severe
  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Weakness severe
  • Constipation
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence
  • Heartburn
  • Skin rash

Uses of Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Prostatitis

    Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s is used in the treatment of Prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland that produces semen) caused by Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas, and Enterococcus species.

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s is used in the treatment of urinary tract infections like Cystitis caused by E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci and Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 9 to 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended in women who breastfeed due to the adverse effect on the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea, diaper rash is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid taking Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s if you have a known allergy to this medicine or any other medicines belonging to the class fluoroquinolones.

  • Tendinitis or tendon rupture

    Avoid taking this medicine if you have a past history of tendinitis or tendon rupture after using Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s .

  • Myasthenia gravis

    Avoid taking this medicine if you have a past or family history of Myasthenia Gravis (weakness and rapid fatigue of muscles under voluntary control).

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    Use of this medicine is not recommended in women who breastfeed due to the adverse effect on the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea, diaper rash is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Tendinitis and tendon rupture

    Use of Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s will increase the risk to develop tendinitis or tendon rupture during the treatment or several months after treatment. It will affect the shoulder, hand, back of the ankle, or other parts of the body. The risk is more if you are above 60 years of age and have a history of kidney, heart, or lung transplant or any joint disease. You are also at high risk if you are on corticosteroids like dexamethasone, methylprednisolone or prednisone.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

  • Pediatric use

    The safety and effectiveness of Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s have not been established in children and adolescents less than 18 years of age.

  • Impaired liver function

    Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s should be used with caution in the patients with the history of liver injury due to the increase in the risk of liver enzymes.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Escitalopram severe
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Corticosteroids severe
  • Aspirin moderate
  • Antidiabetic drugs moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    If you suffer from CNS disorder and you take Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s , then you may experience tremors, restlessness, anxiety, confusion and hallucinations. Avoid consuming caffeine-containing products like coffee, chocolates and energy drinks.

  • severe

    Avoid using Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s if you experience any chest discomfort. Regular cardiac function tests are to be performed if you have any heart disease (arrhythmia) or family history of heart disease.

  • moderate

    Avoid taking Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking the medicine. Inform the doctor if you have any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

Food interactions
  • The desired effect of Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s is not observed if consumed with dairy products. There should be at least 2 hours gap between taking Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s and dairy products.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s one hour before or two hours after the food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s before completion of course.

Other details

  • To be taken on an empty stomach
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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what are the adverse effects of Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s?

Nausea, headache, dizziness, rash, heartburn, abdominal cramps, diarrhoea. Anorexia, sleep disturbances, anxiety, irritability, convulsions, hypersensitivity reactions, confusion, paraesthesia, haemolytic anaemia, pancreatitis, hepatitis. Photosensitivity; avoid excessive sunlight.

What happens if I miss a dose of Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s?

Urinary Tract Infection: Adults: gt;18 yr: Uncomplicated, 400 mg every 12 hr for 3 days (K. pneumoniae, E. coli or P. mirabilis), or for 7-10 days (other organisms). Complicated UTI, 400 mg every 12 hr for 10-21 days.
Acute/Chronic Prostatitis: Adults: gt;18 yr: 400 mg every 12 hr for 28 days.
Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Bactinor tablet 400 mg 14’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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