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Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR

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Composition for Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR

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Primary uses of Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR

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Medicine Overview of Martifur Tablet MR

Uses of Martifur Tablet MR

Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.

Martifur Tablet MR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Martifur are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

How to use Martifur Tablet MR

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. Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR is to be taken with food.

How Martifur Tablet MR works

Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infection.

In Depth Information on Martifur Tablet MR

Expert advice for Martifur Tablet MR

  • Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR should be taken with food to avoid nausea which is a common side effect.
  • Patients should be informed that their urine may turn brown after taking this medicine.
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Martifur Tablet MR related warnings
Special precautions for Martifur Tablet MR
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR 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
Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR 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
Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease, who are unable to pass urine or have high creatinine levels.
Liver
CAUTION
Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Martifur Tablet MR?uses

If you miss a dose of Martifur 50 mg Tablet MR, 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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Frequently asked questions about Martifur Tablet MR

Frequently asked questions about Nitrofurantoin

Q. Is Martifur an antibiotic?
Yes, Martifur is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Can I take Martifur for sexually transmitted infection (chlamydia)?
Martifur is specifically indicated to treat infection of the bladder, kidney, and urinary tract. It is not indicated for treating chlamydial or other sexually transmitted infections. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug.
Q. Can I take Martifur with omeprazole?
Martifur is not reported to interact with omeprazole. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use.
Q. Does Martifur cause constipation?
Martifur is not known to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug. Diarrhea has been reported to be an uncommon side effect of Martifur.
Q. Is Martifur better than trimethoprim?
Both Martifur and trimethoprim are effective against bladder, kidney, and urinary tract infections. Any of them can be better depending on the sensitivity of bacterial infection. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Is Martifur a narcotic substance?
No, Martifur is not a narcotic substance. It is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Does Martifur affect birth control?
Martifur can affect the action of birth control pills (oral contraceptives). As with other antibiotics, Martifur can decrease the normal bacteria in the gut, hence decreases the absorption of estrogens (a component of the birth control pills), lowering their action, causing birth control failure. Consult your doctor for alternative birth control measures if needed.
Q. Is Martifur safe?
Martifur is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Martifur useful in the treatment of a sinus infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Martifur for a sinus infection (sinusitis). Take advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics for this problem.
Q. Can I take Martifur for a tooth infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Martifur for a tooth infection. Take advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the tooth infection.
Q. Is Martifur useful in the treatment of a streptococcal throat infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Martifur for a streptococcal throat infection. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of streptococcal throat infection.
Q. Does Martifur play any role in the treatment of a yeast (fungal) infection?
Martifur has not been seen to be active against yeast (fungal) infection. Martifur is used to treat bacterial infections.
Q. Is Martifur useful in the treatment of tonsillitis?
No, it is not recommended to take Martifur for tonsillitis. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of tonsillitis.
Q. Can I take Martifur for bacterial vaginosis?
Martifur is not indicated for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. Martifur is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Is Martifur useful in the treatment of a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, Martifur 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. Is Martifur useful in the treatment of a sore throat?
Martifur is not recommended for treating sore throat. Martifur is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Can I take Martifur for kidney infection?
Yes, Martifur can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) as advised by your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking medicine for any infection.
Q. Is Martifur useful in the treatment of bronchitis?
Martifur is not recommended for use in bronchitis. Martifur is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Does Martifur cause yellow urine?
Yes, Martifur can cause urine to turn dark yellow or brown. It is a normal phenomenon.
Q. Does Martifur contain penicillin?
No, Martifur does not contain any penicillin.
Q. Does Martifur contain tetracycline?
No, Martifur does not contain any tetracycline.
Q. Does Martifur contain any macrolide?
No, Martifur does not contain any macrolide.
Q. Can Martifur make you feel sleepy (drowsiness)?
Martifur use may make you sleepy (drowsiness). You should not drive or operate machinery if you are affected this way until such symptoms go away.
Q. Can the use of Martifur cause diarrhea (loose stools)?
Yes, Martifur 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. Does Martifur treat Escherichia coli?
Yes, Martifur is active against Escherichia coli and is specifically indicated for the treatment of infections caused by Escherichia coli, enterococci, staphylococci, Citrobacter, Klebsiella, and Enterobacter.
Q. Can the use of Martifur affect the action of levonorgestrel?
Martifur can be taken with levonorgestrel. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Martifur with amitriptyline?
No, interactions have been reported between Martifur and amitriptyline. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Martifur nephrotoxic?
Martifur has not been reported to be nephrotoxic. However, your urine may become dark yellow or brown in color. This is quite normal and not a reason to stop taking the medicine. However, it is to be used with caution in patients with decreased renal function and only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Martifur with hydrocodone?
No, interactions have been reported between Martifur and hydrocodone. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Martifur a sulfa drug?
No, Martifur is not a sulfa drug. Martifur is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Is Martifur a macrolide?
No, Martifur is not a macrolide. Martifur is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Can I take Martifur with amoxicillin?
Martifur can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Martifur with metronidazole?
Martifur can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Martifur with ibuprofen?
Martifur can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Martifur with milk?
Yes, Martifur can be taken with milk. Martifur should be taken at meal times with food or milk. This will help to avoid stomach upset and also to help the absorption of Martifur.
Q. Can I take Martifur with phenazopyridine?
Martifur can be taken with phenazopyridine as no drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Martifur with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Martifur can be taken with paracetamol (acetaminophen) as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Martifur with trimethoprim?
Martifur can be taken with trimethoprim. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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