Nadifloxacin

Latest prescription information about Nadifloxacin. Learn how to pronounce the drug’s name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Generic Name : Nadifloxacin

Therapeutic Classification : Antibacterials And Antibiotics

ICD Code : Y56

Trade Name(s): 
India- Nadim, Nadoxin, Nadiskin, Nadiderm, Noxin, Nadix, Nadimax.
International- Acuatim, Activon, Nadiflox, Nadoxin, Nadixa.

Why it is prescribed (Indications) : 
This medication is a topical antibiotic, prescribed for acne vulgaris. It inhibits the enzyme DNA gyrase that is involved in bacterial replication.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Hypersensitivity.

Category N : Not yet classified.

Dosage & When it is to be taken : 
Topical- Apply a thin layer to the affected area as directed by your physician.

How it should be taken : 
It comes as a cream to apply topically.

Warnings and Precautions : 
* For external use only; avoid contact with eyes and mouth.
* Caution needed for pregnant women and infants.

Side Effects : 
Itching, irritation, redness, flushes, papules, feeling of warmth, increased sweating, contact dermatitis and dryness of the skin.

Other Precautions : 
* Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.