Xl Tab is an antibiotic and contains norfloxacin as an active component. It works against bacteria. Have plenty of water when taking this medicine. This medicine should be taken in doses and duration as prescribed by the doctor. You should always complete the entire course of the antibiotic treatment otherwise, it may lead to treatment failure. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history especially, if you have a history of myasthenia gravis or tendon injury or fits. It is not recommended in patients below 18 years of age as their safety and efficacy have not been established....
Q: Can I stop taking the Xl Tab if I am feeling better after one dose?
A: No, this medicine is an antibiotic and antibiotics need to be taken for the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. Though you will be feeling better, some bacteria will still be alive, this can lead to these bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics and infection may come back.
Q: I have a fever and cold, can I take this medicine?
A: No, this medicine is a higher antibiotic and reserved for severe infections. This medicine should be taken only if your doctor considers it essential for you. Also, this medicine is not meant for viral infections.
Q: Can Xl Tab be used for stomach infection?
A: Xl Tab are used for treating urinary tract infections. It is not recommended to be used for any other infection unless prescribed a doctor.
Q: Can a diabetic patient take the Xl Tab ?
A: If you are on a medicine called glyburide, there are chances of a decrease in blood glucose levels with the Xl Tab . Hence, you should always consult your doctor before using this medicine in diabetic patients.