Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Furakem Products

Furakem Products are primarily used for

About Furakem Products

Uses of Furakem Products

Nitrofurantoin is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.

Furakem Products side effects


Side Effects of Furakem are Nausea, Flatulence, Headache.

How Furakem Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Furakem Products

Frequently asked questions about Furakem Products

Frequently asked questions about Nitrofurantoin

Q. How long does Furakem 100mg Tablet MR take to work on a UTI?
Furakem 100mg Tablet MR starts acting quickly, but you will not start feeling better immediately after taking it. It may take a few days (2-3 days) before you see any improvement in your symptoms. If you do not start feeling better within 3 days of starting Furakem 100mg Tablet MR or your condition worsens, contact your doctor. It is important to complete the full course of Furakem 100mg Tablet MR as advised by your doctor, even if you start feeling better.
Q. What happens if you take Furakem 100mg Tablet MR without food?
You should take Furakem 100mg Tablet MR with your meal or straightaway after the meal. Taking with food helps in absorption of medicine so that it works better. If you take it without food, you are likely to get an upset stomach. The symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and loss of appetite may also occur. Therefore, to avoid unpleasant side effects, take it exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Does Furakem 100mg Tablet MR make your urine orange?
Furakem 100mg Tablet MR may turn your urine brown or dark yellow in colour. However, you need not worry as this is usually temporary and completely harmless effect. It will disappear once you stop taking Furakem 100mg Tablet MR. Consult your doctor if you are not sure or still have any concern, but do not stop taking Furakem 100mg Tablet MR.
Q. Can Furakem 100mg Tablet MR give you a yeast infection?
Yes, some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as ‘thrush’ after taking Furakem 100mg Tablet MR. This is because antibiotics kill the ‘good bacteria’ which help in preventing thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get vaginal itching or discharge after taking Furakem 100mg Tablet MR or soon after stopping it.
Q. Is Furakem 100mg Tablet MR a strong antibiotic?
Yes, Furakem 100mg Tablet MR is a strong antibiotic (or broad spectrum antibiotic), which means that it is effective against a wide variety of urinary bacteria. It is important that Furakem 100mg Tablet MR should be given to treat or prevent infections that are proven to be caused by susceptible bacteria. This is usually evaluated by a culture test which demonstrates a range of bacteria which cannot grow in the prence of an antibiotic. Furakem 100mg Tablet MR has seen to be effective against UTI caused by Escherichia coli, Enteroccus faecalis, Klebsiella species, Enterobacter species, Staphylococcus species: (eg S. aureus, S. saprophyticus, S. epidermidis). Some strains of Enterobacter and Klebsiella are resistant to Furakem 100mg Tablet MR.

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