Niftran TM 100mg Capsule

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Composition for Niftran TM 100mg Capsule

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114.5
₹11.45/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Niftran TM Capsule

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Uses of Niftran TM Capsule

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Niftran TM 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 TM 100mg Capsule with food.

How Niftran TM Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Niftran TM Capsule

Expert advice for Niftran TM Capsule

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

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

Use of Niftran TM 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 TM 100mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Nitrofurantoin

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