How do I take norfloxacin (Noroxin)?

Norfloxacin (Noroxin) is a fluoroquinolone-type antibiotic used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections, such as a urinary tract infection, gonorrhea, or prostatitis. Norfloxacin comes in 400-mg tablets and is taken by mouth once or twice a day as directed. Take each dose at least one hour before, or at least two hours after, a meal. Do not take norfloxacin the same time you take any vitamin (including a multivitamin) or antacid, because the iron, zinc, magnesium, and aluminum ingredients can lower absorption. Take it with a full glass of water. To kill the bacteria, the entire course of norfloxacin must be taken.

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