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Urifast 100 mg Capsule

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Composition for Urifast 100 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Urifast 100 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Urifast Capsule

Uses of Urifast Capsule

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

Urifast Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Urifast are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

How to use Urifast 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. Urifast 100 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Urifast Capsule works

Urifast 100 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infection.
In Depth Information on Urifast Capsule

Expert advice for Urifast Capsule

  • Urifast 100 mg Capsule 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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Urifast Capsule related warnings

Special precautions for Urifast Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Urifast 100 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Urifast 100 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Urifast 100 mg Capsule 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
Urifast 100 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Urifast 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Urifast 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Urifast 100 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease, who are unable to pass urine or have high creatinine levels.
Liver
CAUTION
Urifast 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Urifast 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Urifast 100 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Urifast Capsule?

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If you miss a dose of Urifast 100 mg Capsule, 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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Frequently asked questions about Urifast Capsule

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