Niftran 100mg Capsule

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Composition for Niftran 100mg Capsule

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₹7.98/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Niftran Capsule

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Uses of Niftran Capsule

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Niftran Capsule

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 Niftran 100mg Capsule with food.

How Niftran Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Niftran Capsule

Expert advice for Niftran Capsule

  • Niftran 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Niftran 100mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Niftran 100mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Niftran 100mg Capsule 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
Niftran 100mg Capsule should be used with caution during lac
tation. 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
Niftran 100mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Niftran 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Niftran 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Niftran 100mg Capsule 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
Niftran 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Niftran 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Niftran 100mg Capsule 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 Niftran 100mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Nitrofurantoin

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