Nftor 100mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Nftor 100mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nftor Tablet

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Uses of Nftor Tablet

Nftor 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.
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Side effects of Nftor Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Nftor Tablet

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. It is better to take Nftor 100mg Tablet with food.

How Nftor Tablet works

Nftor 100mg tablet is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infection.

In Depth Information on Nftor Tablet

Expert advice for Nftor Tablet

  • Take nitrofurantoin tablets after food or milk for optimum absorption.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with nitrofurantoin.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking nitrofurantoin and undergoing urine glucose test, as it may affect the result.
  • Do not take this drug if you are in the last 2 to 4 weeks of your pregnancy.
  • Do not  breast feed your baby while you are taking this drug.
  • Do not take it with antacids that contain magnesium.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nftor 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Nftor 100mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nftor 100mg Tablet 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Nftor 100mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Nftor 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Nftor 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nftor 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Nftor 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease, who are unable to pass urine or have high creatinine levels.
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Liver
CAUTION
Nftor 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nftor 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Nftor 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nitrofurantoin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nftor 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nitrofurantoin

Yes, Nftor is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Nftor 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 Nftor with omeprazole?
Nftor is not reported to interact with omeprazole. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use.
Nftor 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 Nftor.
Q. Is Nftor better than trimethoprim?
Both Nftor 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.
No, Nftor is not a narcotic substance. It is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Nftor can affect the action of birth control pills (oral contraceptives). As with other antibiotics, Nftor 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.
Nftor is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
No, it is not recommended to take Nftor for a sinus infection (sinusitis). Take advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics for this problem.
No, it is not recommended to take Nftor for a tooth infection. Take advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the tooth infection.
No, it is not recommended to take Nftor for a streptococcal throat infection. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of streptococcal throat infection.
Nftor has not been seen to be active against yeast (fungal) infection. Nftor is used to treat bacterial infections.
No, it is not recommended to take Nftor for tonsillitis. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of tonsillitis.
Nftor is not indicated for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. Nftor is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Yes, Nftor 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.
Nftor is not recommended for treating sore throat. Nftor is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Yes, Nftor can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) as advised by your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking medicine for any infection.
Nftor is not recommended for use in bronchitis. Nftor is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Yes, Nftor can cause urine to turn dark yellow or brown. It is a normal phenomenon.
No, Nftor does not contain any penicillin.
No, Nftor does not contain any tetracycline.
No, Nftor does not contain any macrolide.
Nftor use may make you sleepy (drowsiness). You should not drive or operate machinery if you are affected this way until such symptoms go away.
Yes, Nftor 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.
Yes, Nftor 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 Nftor affect the action of levonorgestrel?
Nftor 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 Nftor with amitriptyline?
No, interactions have been reported between Nftor and amitriptyline. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Nftor 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 Nftor with hydrocodone?
No, interactions have been reported between Nftor and hydrocodone. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Nftor is not a sulfa drug. Nftor is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
No, Nftor is not a macrolide. Nftor is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Can I take Nftor with amoxicillin?
Nftor 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 Nftor with metronidazole?
Nftor 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 Nftor with ibuprofen?
Nftor 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.
Yes, Nftor can be taken with milk. Nftor should be taken at meal times with food or milk. This will help to avoid stomach upset and also to help the absorption of Nftor.
Q. Can I take Nftor with phenazopyridine?
Nftor 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 Nftor with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Nftor 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 Nftor with trimethoprim?
Nftor 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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