Nitrofur 100mg Tablet SR

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Medicine Overview of Nitrofur Tablet SR

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Uses of Nitrofur Tablet SR

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

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Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Nitrofur Tablet SR

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 Nitrofur 100mg Tablet SR with food.

How Nitrofur Tablet SR works

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

In Depth Information on Nitrofur Tablet SR

Expert advice for Nitrofur Tablet SR

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

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

Use of Nitrofur 100mg Tablet SR 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 Nitrofur 100mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Nitrofurantoin

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