Brand Names:
Noroxin, Vetriflox


Drug Type: Antibiotic

Norfloxacin


Norfloxacin is a first generation fluoroquinolone that has been available for treatment of bacterial infections for many years, but which now has limited indications and is not commonly used. It is active against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacterium.

Caution. This drug is not approved for use in birds kept for food-producing purposes in the United States.
Oral, ophthalmic
8-10 mg/kg PO q24h | For chickens, 100 mg/L drinking water x 5 days | For turkeys, 15 mg/kg in water over 2-4 hr
  • liver toxicity