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Norilet A Tablet

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Norilet A Tablet Description

Norilet A Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat diarrhoea & dysentery caused due to bacteria, amoeba or other microorganisms. Diarrhoea is a condition of passing three or more loose or...
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ContainsNorfloxacin(400.0 Mg),Tinidazole(600.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhea, dysentery
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTI-AMOEBIC AND ANTI-DIARRHOEAL
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Uses of Norilet A Tablet

For the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery caused due to bacteria, amoeba or other microorganisms.

Contraindications of Norilet A Tablet

  • If you are allergic to this tablet or any other components of Norilet A Tablet.
  • If you have a history of a tendon (tissue joining muscle to bone) infection or tendon rupture or damage with any medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have a brain and nerves-related problem.
  • If you have a history or any disorder related to blood.
  • If you are suffering from muscle weakness due to myasthenia gravis.

Side effects of Norilet A Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach cramps
  • Body pain
  • Weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Norilet A Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Norilet A Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Norilet A Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Norilet A Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Norilet A Tablet passes into human milk and could harm the breastfed baby. Hence, this medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Norilet A Tablet?
A:
Norilet A Tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy; you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Norilet A Tablet?
A:
Alcohol and other preparations containing ethanol or propylene glycol should be avoided during treatment with Norilet A Tablet and 3 days following the treatment. It may produce symptoms like stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, headache, and skin redness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have tendon or nerve problems.
  • You have a condition that causes muscle weakness.
  • You have problems with your heart like irregular heartbeats, abnormal heart rhythm, and slow heartbeat.
  • You have problems with your kidney, liver or lung.
  • You are pregnant or are planning to have a baby or are breastfeeding.
  • You have fits, restlessness, light-headedness, confusion, and hallucinations or are suffering from a brain disorder.
  • You have rheumatoid arthritis or a history of joint issues.
  • You have a condition of glucose-6­ phosphate dehydrogenase.
  • You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long as Norilet A Tablet may make you more sensitive to the sun.
  • You are above 60 years of age, as older people may be at the risk of developing tendon disorders like tendon rupture.
  • Patient on this treatment should drink enough water to keep the body hydrated as this medicine increases the chances of crystal formation in urine.
  • Norilet A Tablet is not recommended in patients below 18 years of age as their safety and efficacy have not been established.

Mode of Action of Norilet A Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • The combination of Norilet A Tablet kills bacteria and protozoa that are responsible for diarrhoea and maintains the healthy bacteria in the intestine.
  • Norfloxacin is an antibiotic that damages the bacterial DNA and eventually kills them. It helps in clearing different types of bacterial infections.
  • Tinidazole is an antiprotozoal and antibacterial agent that produces free radicals and damages the cells and DNA of protozoa.

Directions for Use of Norilet A Tablet

Swallow Norilet A Tablet as a whole with sufficient water. Do not break, cut or chew this medicine. You should take this medicine regularly at a fixed time and as directed by your doctor. Do not consu...
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Interactions of Norilet A Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of this tablet along with Theophylline, may cause headache, insomnia, irritability, restlessness, fits, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, skin rash, shaking, and fast heart rate.
  • Concomitant use with blood thinners like warfarin, coumadin, etc. may enhance the effects of these medicines.
  • The use of antidiabetics like Glyburide, along with this medicine, can affect your blood sugar level. The doctor may ask you to monitor blood sugar level regularly.
  • Multivitamins (containing iron, & zinc), antacids, sucralfate, and didanosine should not be consumed together with this medicine. These medicines should be taken either 2 hours before or 2 hours after...
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  • Concomitant use of Norilet A Tablet along with Nitrofurantoin (used to treat infection) is not recommended as it may alter the effects of Norfloxacin.
  • Concomitant use of this tablet along with NSAIDs (Aspirin, Ibuprofen, etc.), may increase the risk of having fits or seizures. Hence, it should be used with caution.
  • You should be cautious when taking this tablet along with caffeine, Clozapine, Ropinirole, Tacrine and Tizanidine.
  • Medicines like Phenobarbital, Phenytoin (used in epilepsy), Rifampin (used in tuberculosis), Cholestyramine (used to decrease blood cholesterol levels), Oxytetracycline (used in infections) decreases ...
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  • Medicines like Cimetidine (used in stomach and intestinal ulcers) and Ketoconazole (fungal infections) increases the chances of side effects of Norilet A Tablet in the body.
  • Other medicines like Cyclosporine, Probenecid, Erythromycin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Fluorouracil, Indapamide, Digoxin, and Lithium should be used cautiously along with Norilet A Tablet.

Interactions with food items

Norilet A Tablets should be taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal or ingestion of milk and/or other dairy products.

Storage and disposal of Norilet A Tablet

Store Norilet A Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children and pets. Do not use this medicine once the exp...
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Dosage of Norilet A Tablet

Overdose

In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

It would help if you never missed your dose of Norilet A Tablet as it may lead to treatment failure. If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s time for your next dose, skip the ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Norilet A Tablet used for?

A: Norilet A Tablet is used to treat infectious diarrhoea caused by bacterial, amoebic, or mixed organisms.

Q: Can I have Norilet A Tablet on empty stomach?

A: Take Norilet A Tablet exactly as your doctor tells you to. However, it should preferably be taken before meals or 1-2 hours after the meals, for its better absorption and good results.

Q: How many times can we take Norilet A Tablet?

A: The dose and frequency of taking this antibiotic medicine normally depend on the type and severity of the infection. Therefore, you must take this medicine exactly as told by the doctor. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations prescribed.
Product Details
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NORILET A
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 30 Apr 2022 | 12:33 AM (IST)

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