Uribid Tablet


Overview

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

  • Uribid 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 Uribid an antibiotic?
Yes, Uribid is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Can I take Uribid for sexually transmitted infection (chlamydia)?
Uribid 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 Uribid with omeprazole?
Uribid is not reported to interact with omeprazole. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use.
Q. Does Uribid cause constipation?
Uribid 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 Uribid.
Q. Is Uribid better than trimethoprim?
Both Uribid 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 Uribid a narcotic substance?
No, Uribid is not a narcotic substance. It is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Does Uribid affect birth control?
Uribid can affect the action of birth control pills (oral contraceptives). As with other antibiotics, Uribid 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 Uribid safe?
Uribid is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Uribid useful in the treatment of a sinus infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Uribid for a sinus infection (sinusitis). Take advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics for this problem.
Q. Can I take Uribid for a tooth infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Uribid for a tooth infection. Take advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the tooth infection.
Q. Is Uribid useful in the treatment of a streptococcal throat infection?
No, it is not recommended to take Uribid for a streptococcal throat infection. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of streptococcal throat infection.
Q. Does Uribid play any role in the treatment of a yeast (fungal) infection?
Uribid has not been seen to be active against yeast (fungal) infection. Uribid is used to treat bacterial infections.
Q. Is Uribid useful in the treatment of tonsillitis?
No, it is not recommended to take Uribid for tonsillitis. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of tonsillitis.
Q. Can I take Uribid for bacterial vaginosis?
Uribid is not indicated for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. Uribid is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Is Uribid useful in the treatment of a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, Uribid 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 Uribid useful in the treatment of a sore throat?
Uribid is not recommended for treating sore throat. Uribid is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Can I take Uribid for kidney infection?
Yes, Uribid 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 Uribid useful in the treatment of bronchitis?
Uribid is not recommended for use in bronchitis. Uribid is used to prevent and treat infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.
Q. Does Uribid cause yellow urine?
Yes, Uribid can cause urine to turn dark yellow or brown. It is a normal phenomenon.
Q. Does Uribid contain penicillin?
No, Uribid does not contain any penicillin.
Q. Does Uribid contain tetracycline?
No, Uribid does not contain any tetracycline.
Q. Does Uribid contain any macrolide?
No, Uribid does not contain any macrolide.
Q. Can Uribid make you feel sleepy (drowsiness)?
Uribid 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 Uribid cause diarrhea (loose stools)?
Yes, Uribid 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 Uribid treat Escherichia coli?
Yes, Uribid 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 Uribid affect the action of levonorgestrel?
Uribid 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 Uribid with amitriptyline?
No, interactions have been reported between Uribid and amitriptyline. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Uribid nephrotoxic?
Uribid 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 Uribid with hydrocodone?
No, interactions have been reported between Uribid and hydrocodone. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Uribid a sulfa drug?
No, Uribid is not a sulfa drug. Uribid is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Is Uribid a macrolide?
No, Uribid is not a macrolide. Uribid is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.
Q. Can I take Uribid with amoxicillin?
Uribid 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 Uribid with metronidazole?
Uribid 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 Uribid with ibuprofen?
Uribid 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 Uribid with milk?
Yes, Uribid can be taken with milk. Uribid should be taken at meal times with food or milk. This will help to avoid stomach upset and also to help the absorption of Uribid.
Q. Can I take Uribid with phenazopyridine?
Uribid 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 Uribid with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Uribid 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 Uribid with trimethoprim?
Uribid 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 20th Sep 2018.
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