More Info on Noroxin's Indications

Can Children Take It?

Noroxin is not approved for use in children younger than 18 years of age, as it has not been adequately studied in this age group. Like other quinolones, Noroxin may cause bone, joint, or tendon problems in children.

Can Older Adults Use Noroxin?

This medication may be used to treat infections in older adults. However, older adults may have an increased risk for certain Noroxin side effects, such as QT prolongation (a problem with the heart rhythm) and tendon problems (see Noroxin and Tendon Rupture). In addition, because kidney function declines with age and Noroxin is removed from the body by the kidneys, older adults may need a lower Noroxin dosage.

Is Noroxin Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for treating something other than urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, or prostatitis. This would be known as an "off-label" use. For example, Noroxin may be used off-label to treat other types of infections or to prevent any type of infection.
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