Norilet is a synthetic chemotherapeutic agent, prescribed for urinary tract infections and eye infections. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.

Drug information on Norilet (Norfloxacin) from Dr. Reddy's Laboratories


  Capsule/ Tablet
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Generic : Norfloxacin
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Medical Condition(s) for which Norilet may be prescribed

Abdominal Pain
Small bowel atresia
Typhoid and Paratyphoid Enteric Fevers

Side effects of Norilet

   Most Common : Nausea, abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, gas and heartburn.

   Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, indigestion/heartburn, flatulence and vomiting.

   Miscellaneous : Itching, rash, drowsiness, back pain and fever, DRESS syndrome.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- The recommended dosage is one 400-mg tablet once daily for the duration given above.
Ophthalmic- As 0.3% solution: Instill 1-2 drops 4 times/day for upto 7 days. May increase to 2 hourly for the 1st day in more severe infections.

How to use Norilet?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.
It also comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician.

When is Norilet not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Norilet

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of stomach infection, nerve problems, myasthenia gravis, brain tumor or injury, Alzheimer disease, seizures, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6PD) deficiency, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or tiredness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Norilet

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Norilet

Store it at room temperature.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA

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