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Utifur 100 mg Tablet

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Composition for Utifur 100 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Utifur 100 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Utifur Tablet

Uses of Utifur Tablet

Utifur 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.

Utifur Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Utifur are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

How to use Utifur 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. Utifur 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Utifur Tablet works

Utifur 100 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infection.

In Depth Information on Utifur Tablet

Expert advice for Utifur Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Utifur Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Utifur 100 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Utifur Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nitrofurantoin

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