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Urifast Capsule

Prescription Required


Urifast Capsule side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Urifast Capsule works

Urifast Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infection.

Urifast Capsule related warnings

Urifast Capsule may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Urifast Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Urifast 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.
Urifast Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Urifast Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Urifast Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Urifast Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease, who are unable to pass urine or have high creatinine levels.
Urifast Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Urifast Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Urifast Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Urifast Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Urifast 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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Expert Advice

  • Urifast Capsule treats and prevents uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course of the medicine, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid nausea, which is a common side effect.
  • It can turn your urine a dark yellow or brown colour. This is normal and nothing to worry about.
  • Do not take it for longer or more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Urifast

Hi! Dr. I have a son of 2 Years 9 Months old and he is having UTI reflux on both the kidneys for which he is taking URIFAST -Nitrofurontain as an probiotic to prevent any sort of Urinary infections. Now when i am ordering it on this website they are asking some sort of pincode what is that? I am not able to order this medicine. Please advice. Regards
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
U consult 1mg ppl
Dull aching pain in the left iliac fossa for 15 days,usg report was normal, local physician advised me normaxin rt,bifilac capsule,before this i have completed a course of nitrofurantoin for urinary tract infection after all this pain is not reducing now pls give me better solution for this probleml
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
what test u have done so farkindly do following and upload reports as wellCBC, ESR, Dengue Profile, MP card test, ESR, Hba1c, Serum Creatinine, eGFR, BUN, Serum Amylase , serum lipase, CHEST Xray ( PA view), Urine culture & sensitivity
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Q. How long does it take for Urifast to work?

Usually, Urifast takes around 2-7 days to work. Inform your doctor If you don't feel relieved after completing the full course of treatment.

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. Can the use of Urifast cause coloration of urine?

Urifast may cause your urine color to change into dark yellow or brown color. This is usually temporary and harmless in nature. It will disappear when the medicine is stopped.

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. Is Urifast an antibiotic?

Yes, Urifast is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines known as nitrofurans.

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