Normaks (international name - norfloxacin) refers to a group of antimicrobial agents that are effective bactericidal effect, destabilizing the DNA of bacteria and viruses, leading to their death.
Structure and Composition Normaks
The main active ingredient - 3 mg norfloxacin.
Auxiliary components: sodium chloride, acetic acid, edetate disodium, benzalkonium chloride, purified water.
The drug is available in the form of drops of 0, 3%, 5 ml for instillation into the eyes and ears, as well as tablets of 400 mg.
Normaks instructions for its antibacterial effects of a broad spectrum. The drug inhibits DNA of bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, Neisseria meningitidis, Vibrio cholerae, Chlamydia, Shigella, Salmonella, Legionella, etc.
Normaks has a therapeutic effect for a minimum of 12 hours from the beginning of reception.
Most patients Normaks easily transferred to it for a long time there is no addiction. The drug is not toxic.
Indications for use Normaks are bacterial infections:
- genitourinary system - cystitis, pyelonephritis, prostatitis, urethritis, endometritis, gonorrhea in the initial stage and without complications;
- gastrointestinal - shigelellez, salmonellosis and high intestinal infections.
Good reviews Normaks received as an effective remedy for inflammation and infectious complications hearing aid - acute and chronic otitis.
Applications must be externally Normaks conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, keratitis, blepharitis, dacryocystitis and meybomit. Positive feedback Normaks is an effective drug for the prevention of eye infections, treatment for inflammation after chemical damage to the eyes and in the postoperative period.
Instructions for use Normaks
Normaks on instructions received 400 mg 2-3 times a day, depending on the disease. With infections of the genitourinary system drug is given in the course of 7 days with a daily dose of 800 mg.
When infections in the gastrointestinal tract Normaks assigned 400 mg 2 times a day for 5 days and with acute pharyngitis - 400 mg 2 times a day for 14 days. As a prophylactic agent Normaks prescribed 200 mg per day for 7-15 days.
Normaks as drops in infectious inflammation of the eyes and ears should be prescribed for 1-4 drops 4 times a day. If the inflammation is accompanied by serious complications, then the dosage may be increased to 3 drops every 2-3 hours.
During the whole course of treatment Normaks patients should be provided with enough liquid. Also during the drug treatment is necessary to control blood clotting and try not to fall under the direct sunlight.
Patients working on hazardous sites, and drives a vehicle should be taken with caution Normaks and in small doses.
Contraindications to receiving Normaks are hypersensitivity and intolerance to the components of the drug, pregnancy and lactation, age 18 years, as well as diseases associated with deficiency of glucose.
It is not recommended to prescribe a drug for atherosclerosis, epilepsy, kidney and liver failure.
Side effects Normaks
Normaks may cause the following side effects:
- on the part of the digestive system - loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, enterocolitis;
- on the part of the genitourinary system - dysuria, urethritis, crystalluria, polyuria, candidiasis;
- the nervous system - loss of coordination, headache, dizziness, syncope, insomnia, hallucinations;
- the cardiovascular and circulatory systems - lowering blood pressure, arrhythmia, vasculitis, tachycardia, leukopenia, leukocytosis.
Also, allergic reactions, including hives, dermatitis, pruritus, erythema, swelling and rashes on the skin.
Chronic administration Normaks in the form of drops can occur inflammation of the mucous membranes, chemosis, burning in the eyes, increased sensitivity to light.