Niftran 100 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Niftran Capsule
Niftran 100 mg Capsule is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.
Niftran Capsule side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
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. Niftran 100 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
How Niftran Capsule works
Niftran 100 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infection.
Niftran Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Niftran 100 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Niftran 100 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Niftran 100 mg Capsule 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
Niftran 100 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Niftran 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Niftran 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Niftran 100 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease, who are unable to pass urine or have high creatinine levels.
Liver
CAUTION
Niftran 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Niftran 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Niftran 100 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Niftran Capsule?
If you miss a dose of Niftran 100 mg Capsule, 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

  • Niftran 100 mg Capsule 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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FAQs

Q. Is Niftran an antibiotic?
Yes, Niftran is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Can I take Niftran for sexually transmitted infection (chlamydia)?
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.
Q. Does Niftran cause constipation?
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.
Q. Is Niftran a narcotic substance?
No, Niftran is not a narcotic substance. It is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Does Niftran affect birth control?
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.
Q. Is Niftran safe?
Niftran is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Niftran useful in the treatment of a sinus infection?
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.
Q. Can I take Niftran for a tooth infection?
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.
Q. Is Niftran useful in the treatment of a streptococcal throat 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.
Q. Does Niftran play any role in the treatment of a yeast (fungal) infection?
Niftran has not been seen to be active against yeast (fungal) infection. Niftran is used to treat bacterial infections.
Q. Is Niftran useful in the treatment of tonsillitis?
No, it is not recommended to take Niftran for tonsillitis. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of tonsillitis.
Q. Can I take Niftran for bacterial vaginosis?
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.
Q. Is Niftran useful in the treatment of a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
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.
Q. Is Niftran useful in the treatment of a sore throat?
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.
Q. Can I take Niftran for kidney infection?
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.
Q. Is Niftran useful in the treatment of bronchitis?
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.
Q. Does Niftran cause yellow urine?
Yes, Niftran can cause urine to turn dark yellow or brown. It is a normal phenomenon.
Q. Does Niftran contain penicillin?
No, Niftran does not contain any penicillin.
Q. Does Niftran contain tetracycline?
No, Niftran does not contain any tetracycline.
Q. Does Niftran contain any macrolide?
No, Niftran does not contain any macrolide.
Q. Can Niftran make you feel sleepy (drowsiness)?
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.
Q. Can the use of Niftran cause diarrhea (loose stools)?
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.
Q. Does Niftran treat Escherichia coli?
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.
Q. Is Niftran nephrotoxic?
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.
Q. Is Niftran a sulfa drug?
No, Niftran is not a sulfa drug. Niftran is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Is Niftran a macrolide?
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.
Q. Can I take Niftran with milk?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Oct 2018.
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