Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of Furantez Tablet SR

Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.

Furantez Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Furantez Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Furantez Tablet SR works

Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infection.

Furantez Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease, who are unable to pass urine or have high creatinine levels.
Liver
CAUTION
Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Furantez Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Furantez 100 mg Tablet SR treats and prevents uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course of the medicine, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid nausea, which is a common side effect.
  • It can turn your urine a dark yellow or brown colour. This is normal and nothing to worry about.
  • Do not take it for longer or more often than prescribed by your doctor.

FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Furantez to work?
Usually, Furantez takes around 2-7 days to work. Inform your doctor If you don't feel relieved after completing the full course of treatment.
Q. Is Furantez useful in the treatment of a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, Furantez can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) as per your doctor's advice. It should only be taken as and when recommended by your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Furantez cause coloration of urine?
Furantez may cause your urine color to change into dark yellow or brown color. This is usually temporary and harmless in nature. It will disappear when the medicine is stopped.
Q. Can the use of Furantez cause diarrhea (loose stools)?
Yes, Furantez can cause diarrhea (loose stools), although it is a less common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive loose stools which dehydrate you or make you feel sick or tired.
Q. Is Furantez an antibiotic?
Yes, Furantez is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
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