Nitfur 100 mg Tablet


Overview

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

  • Nitfur 100 mg Tablet 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 Nitfur an antibiotic?
Yes, Nitfur is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Can I take Nitfur for sexually transmitted infection (chlamydia)?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur with omeprazole?
Nitfur is not reported to interact with omeprazole. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use.
Q. Does Nitfur cause constipation?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur.
Q. Is Nitfur better than trimethoprim?
Both Nitfur 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 Nitfur a narcotic substance?
No, Nitfur is not a narcotic substance. It is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Does Nitfur affect birth control?
Nitfur can affect the action of birth control pills (oral contraceptives). As with other antibiotics, Nitfur 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 Nitfur safe?
Nitfur is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Nitfur useful in the treatment of a sinus infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Nitfur for a sinus infection (sinusitis). Take advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics for this problem.
Q. Can I take Nitfur for a tooth infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Nitfur for a tooth infection. Take advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the tooth infection.
Q. Is Nitfur useful in the treatment of a streptococcal throat infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Nitfur for a streptococcal throat infection. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of streptococcal throat infection.
Q. Does Nitfur play any role in the treatment of a yeast (fungal) infection?
Nitfur has not been seen to be active against yeast (fungal) infection. Nitfur is used to treat bacterial infections.
Q. Is Nitfur useful in the treatment of tonsillitis?
No, it is not recommended to take Nitfur for tonsillitis. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of tonsillitis.
Q. Can I take Nitfur for bacterial vaginosis?
Nitfur is not indicated for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. Nitfur is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Is Nitfur useful in the treatment of a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, Nitfur 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 Nitfur useful in the treatment of a sore throat?
Nitfur is not recommended for treating sore throat. Nitfur is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Can I take Nitfur for kidney infection?
Yes, Nitfur 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 Nitfur useful in the treatment of bronchitis?
Nitfur is not recommended for use in bronchitis. Nitfur is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Does Nitfur cause yellow urine?
Yes, Nitfur can cause urine to turn dark yellow or brown. It is a normal phenomenon.
Q. Does Nitfur contain penicillin?
No, Nitfur does not contain any penicillin.
Q. Does Nitfur contain tetracycline?
No, Nitfur does not contain any tetracycline.
Q. Does Nitfur contain any macrolide?
No, Nitfur does not contain any macrolide.
Q. Can Nitfur make you feel sleepy (drowsiness)?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur cause diarrhea (loose stools)?
Yes, Nitfur 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 Nitfur treat Escherichia coli?
Yes, Nitfur 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 Nitfur affect the action of levonorgestrel?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur with amitriptyline?
No, interactions have been reported between Nitfur and amitriptyline. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Nitfur nephrotoxic?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur with hydrocodone?
No, interactions have been reported between Nitfur and hydrocodone. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Nitfur a sulfa drug?
No, Nitfur is not a sulfa drug. Nitfur is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Is Nitfur a macrolide?
No, Nitfur is not a macrolide. Nitfur is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Can I take Nitfur with amoxicillin?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur with metronidazole?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur with ibuprofen?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur with milk?
Yes, Nitfur can be taken with milk. Nitfur should be taken at meal times with food or milk. This will help to avoid stomach upset and also to help the absorption of Nitfur.
Q. Can I take Nitfur with phenazopyridine?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Nitfur 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 Nitfur with trimethoprim?
Nitfur 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 8th Mar 2017.
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