Nitro 100mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Nitro Capsule

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Uses of Nitro Capsule

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Nitro 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 Nitro 100mg Capsule with food.

How Nitro Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Nitro Capsule

Expert advice for Nitro Capsule

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

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

Use of Nitro 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 Nitro 100mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Nitrofurantoin

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