5-NOC - antimicrobial drug having a broad spectrum of activity
 5-NOC - antimicrobial drug having a broad spectrum of activity, belongs to the group hydroxyquinoline. The drug is active against most microorganisms, leading to inflammation of the urinary tract (Mycoplasma, E. coli, staphylococci, Candida, ureplazmu, dermatophytes).

Release form of the drug and

Release tablets 5-NOC coated. Each tablet contains the active component - nitroksolin in an amount of 50 mg. The plastic bottles of 50 tablets.

Pharmacological action

According to the manual 5-NOC is an antibacterial agent with a broad spectrum of action. The drug is well absorbed and easily excreted by the kidneys from the body virtually unchanged. This ensures that the high concentration of the urine formed component antimicrobial. Use of 5-NOC has an effect on gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria (salmonella and tubercle bacteria diphtheria, gonococcal, streptococci, E. coli), trichomonads and fungi including dermatophytes and Candida.

Indications 5-NOC

According to the instructions 5-NOC is shown in various urinary tract infections (urethritis, cystitis, epididymitis, pyelonephritis) caused by microorganisms sensitive to the drug.

Also, the use of 5-NOC is effective for the prevention of various infections in the background of the instrumental studies (catheterization, cystoscopy) and after surgical interventions on the organs of the urinary system.

How to use the 5-NOC and dosing regimen

Adult patients drug is prescribed in the amount of two tablets four times a day (a total of 400 mg) for 2-3 weeks. The maximum dose of the drug is 16 tablets per day. The duration of therapy is determined by the attending physician individually.

Patients school-age drug prescribed 1-2 tablets four times a day, and children under five years of age, the dosage is 20 mg / kg divided into three doses per day.


Feedback from 5-NOC should not be taken in case of hypersensitivity to the nitroksolinu as well as during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Furthermore, the drug is contraindicated in patients with severe hepatic or renal insufficiency and cataracts.

Side effects 5-NOC

 A side effect of 5-NOC is a headache
 Feedback from 5-NOC mostly well tolerated by patients. Sometimes there may be side effects such as loss of appetite, a single vomiting, nausea, development of a variety of allergic reactions.

To avoid the development of gastrointestinal disorders, the drug should be taken directly during or immediately after a meal. Some patients experienced headache, neuropathy, heart palpitations, transient sensory disturbances.


During a drug urine may become a reddish-yellow color.

Feedback from 5-NOC should be used with caution in patients with severe renal insufficiency. The dosage of the drug you are advised to reduce by half. In addition, without an additional inspection of the liver and kidney should not take the drug longer than one month.

Storage conditions 5-NOC

5-NOC Keep out of reach of children, dark place. The shelf life is five years.