Nitrobest 100mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nitrobest Tablet

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Uses of Nitrobest Tablet

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Nitrobest 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. It is better to take Nitrobest 100mg Tablet with food.

How Nitrobest Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Nitrobest Tablet

Expert advice for Nitrobest Tablet

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

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

Use of Nitrobest 100mg Tablet 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 Nitrobest 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nitrofurantoin

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