Chibroxin Side Effects

Generic Name: norfloxacin ophthalmic

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of norfloxacin ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Chibroxin.

Not all side effects for Chibroxin may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to norfloxacin ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by norfloxacin ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Chibroxin). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking norfloxacin ophthalmic:

Rare
  • Skin rash or other sign of allergic reaction

Some of the side effects that can occur with norfloxacin ophthalmic may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common
  • Burning or other eye discomfort
Less common
  • Bitter taste following use in the eye
  • increased sensitivity of eye to light
  • redness of the lining of the eyelids
  • swelling of the membrane covering the white part of the eye

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to norfloxacin ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Ocular

Ocular side effects have most frequently included local burning or discomfort. In addition, conjunctival hyperemia, photophobia, corneal deposits, and chemosis have occurred.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included reports of bitter taste in the mouth following instillation of norfloxacin ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Chibroxin)

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive and should not be utilized as a reference resource beyond the date hereof. This material does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. This information is a reference resource designed as supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill , knowledge, and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate safety, effectiveness, or appropriateness for any given patient. Drugs.com does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of materials provided. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

Hide
(web3)