Urifur 100mg Tablet SR

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Medicine Overview of Urifur Tablet SR

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Uses of Urifur Tablet SR

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Urifur 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 Urifur 100mg Tablet SR with food.

How Urifur Tablet SR works

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

In Depth Information on Urifur Tablet SR

Expert advice for Urifur Tablet SR

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

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

Use of Urifur 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 Urifur 100mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Nitrofurantoin

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