Norfloxacin is a synthetic chemotherapeutic agent occasionally used to treat common as well as complicated urinary tract infections.It is sold under various brand names with the most common being Noroxin. In form of ophthalmic solutions it is known as Chibroxin.
Norfloxacin interacts with a number of other drugs, as well as a number of herbal and natural supplements. Such interactions increase the risk of anticoagulation and the formation of non-absorbable complexes, as well as increasing the risk of toxicity.
Norfloxacin has a chemical name of 1-ethyl6-fluoro-1, 4-dihydro-4-oxo-7 -(1-piperazine) -3-quinoline carboxylic acid. Norfloxacin is a third-generation quinolone-like antibiotic that targets disease-causing bacteria in the digestive tract by blocking their DNA Gyrase, or DNA Gyrase, which is a potent inhibitor of bacterial DNA replication. It is a common medicine for treating enteritis and dysentery. But the drug has a delayed effect on juvenile bone formation, which can affect development. Therefore, it is forbidden for minors to take it.