food interaction for NIFUTIN
alcohol interaction for NIFUTIN
pregnancy interaction for NIFUTIN
lactation interaction for NIFUTIN
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for NIFUTIN
How it works
Common side effects
Common Dosage for NIFUTIN 100 MG TABLET
Patients taking NIFUTIN 100 MG TABLET
- 54%Once A Day
- 38%Twice A Day
- 8%Thrice A Day
SUBSTITUTES for NIFUTIN
- NIFTAS 100 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Intas Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 11.35/tabletRs. 113.50pay 6% more per tablet
- URIFAST 100 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Cipla LtdRs. 6.83/tabletRs. 68.35save 36% more per tablet
- URIBID 100 MG TABLET(15 tablets in strip)Intas Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 10.57/tabletRs. 158.50save 2% more per tablet
- FURENT 100MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)TTK Healthcare LtdRs. 7.96/tabletRs. 79.60save 26% more per tablet
- NIFTRAN 100MG CP TABLET(30 tablets in strip)Sun Pharmaceutical Industries LtdRs. 9.67/tabletRs. 290save 10% more per tablet
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Prabhat Kumar JhaMBBS, MD
- Dr. Sushila KatariaMBBS, MD, Diploma
- Dr. Joy ChakrabortyMBBS, MD
- Dr. R. S. RawatMBBS, MD
Expert advice for NIFUTIN
- 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.
Frequently asked questions for NIFUTIN
Q.Does nitrofurantoin contain sulfa or a form of penicillin, macrolide, or tetracycline?
No, nitrofurantoin does not contain sulfa or not a penicillin, macrolide, or tetracycline drug. It is nitrofuran antibiotic
Q.Can I take nitrofurantoin for sinus, tooth, or yeast infections; tonsillitis, bronchitis, strep throat, sexually transmitted infection (chlamydia), or urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Nitrofurantoin is specifically treat infection of bladder kidneys, and UTI. It is not used for any other infections. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q.Can I take nitrofurantoin with amoxicillin, metronidazole, ibuprofen, paracetamol, omeprazole, trimethoprim, amitriptyline, hydrocodone?
Nitrofurantoin is not reported to interact with amoxicillin, metronidazole, ibuprofen, paracetamol, omeprazole, trimethoprim, amitriptyline, or hydrocodone. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q.Does nitrofurantoin cause constipation or discolor urine?
Nitrofurantoin may discolor the urine, but it is not known to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q.Is nitrofurantoin better than trimethoprim?
Both nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim are effective against bladder, kidney, and urinary tract infections. Any of them can be better depending on sensitivity of bacterial infection. Consult your doctor for appropriate prescription based on your medical condition
Q.Is nitrofurantoin a narcotic drug?
No, nitrofurantoin is not a narcotic drug
Q.Does nitrofurantoin affect birth control?
Nitrofurantoin reduces the activity of estrogen-containing contraceptive products and hence may result in birth control failure. Consult your doctor for alternative birth control measures if needed
Q.Is nitrofurantoin safe?
Nitrofurantoin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.