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Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

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About Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's belongs to a group of anti-bacterial or antibiotics. Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is used to prevent and treat different types of bacterial infections like urinary tract infections (UTIs), including Bladder Infection (cystitis). Besides this, it is also used in to treat kidney infections. A urine infection is often called a urinary tract infection (or simply, UTI). Most urine infections are caused by germs (bacteria). They are usually easily treated with a short course of an antibacterial medicine such as Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's. Occasionally, longer-term treatment is needed to prevent infections from coming back.

When you take Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's, your body quickly filters it out of your blood and into your urine. This is useful if you have a urinary tract infection because it means the medicine is concentrated at the site of infection. Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is available on prescription. It comes as capsules, tablets and a liquid that you drink.

Nitrofurantoin kills the bacteria by entering their cells and damaging their genetic material. It is a broad range of antibiotic that helps in fighting various types of bacteria. Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is strictly for bacterial infections only, and it does not treat infections caused by viruses.

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is best taken with food or milk. This may lessen stomach upset and help your body to absorb the medicine. You should take Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's only if your doctor has prescribed you. Most of the bacterial infections get treated within one week, while some conditions might take a longer time. If you stop taking it too early, the infection may return or worsen. So, it would be best if you tried to complete the prescribed dosage. During the treatment with Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's, you may observe some of the common side effects like feeling sick (nausea), vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite and headaches. But these side effects are usually in the initial phase and then resolve after some time. However, if these side effects persist, let your doctor know about this if you notice any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.

You can drink alcoholic beverages while taking Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's, as it does not interact with Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's. It is generally well-tolerated among adults, children. Do not take Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's if you are allergic to amoxicillin, penicillin antibiotics, have liver/kidney problems, and had any vaccinations. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's. As far as it is known, Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's may be used in pregnancy. However, it should not be used during labour or delivery because there is a possibility that use at this stage may affect the baby. If you want to breastfeed, please consult your doctor first.

Uses of Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's

Bacterial infections like urinary tract infections (UTIs), including Bladder Infection cystitis and kidney infections

Medicinal Benefits

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's contains antibiotic Nitrofurantoin, which helps in treating and preventing a wide range of bacterial infections like urinary tract infections (UTIs), including Bladder Infection (cystitis) and kidney infections caused by most susceptible bacteria (susceptible strains of Escherichia coli, enterococci, staphylococci, Citrobacter, Klebsiella and Enterobacter). It is bactericidal in nature and works by killing bacteria that cause infections by prevents the formation of their cell wall required for living. It also inhibits the repairing of bacterial cells. Altogether it kills the bacteria.

Directions for Use

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is best taken with food or milk. This may lessen stomach upset and help your body to absorb the medicine or exactly as your doctor has told you.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's

Like all medicines, Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's also causes some side effects however, not everyone gets them. You may have some common side effects like feeling sick (nausea) and diarrhoea, loss of appetite, headaches, and dizziness or feeling sleepy. Most of these side effects of Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's may cause your pee to turn dark yellow or brownish colour. This is normal and not a reason to stop taking the medicine. Your pee will return to normal once you stop taking Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's. Besides this, If you experience any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's or any other medicines in the past, or inherited conditions such as porphyria (a blood disorder), glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency,  severe kidney disease, diabetes, or any illness-causing severe weakness, anaemia or vitamin B deficiency. Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had a kidney, heart, or lung transplant, a joint or tendon disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disorder of joints causing pain, swelling, and loss of function), seizures (fits), epilepsy or if you participate in regular physical activity. Taking Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's may worsen muscle weakness in people with myasthenia gravis (a nervous system disorder that causes muscle weakness) and cause severe difficulty breathing or death. Grapefruit, foods rich in calcium should be avoided along with Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's. And also, exposure to sunlight should be avoided while taking Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's as it may cause increased phototoxicity or photosensitivity. Patients with epilepsy and irregular heartbeat (QT prolongation) should tell their doctor before taking Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    No reported interaction with Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's. But, It is best to avoid alcohol while taking medication.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's can be safely taken by pregnant women if prescribed by the doctor. But do not take nitrofurantoin during labour and childbirth, as there's a chance that it can affect the baby's blood.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is excreted in breast milk. Caution should be exercised, it is advisable to consult a doctor before using it. Although it's generally safe to take this medicine while breastfeeding, it may not be suitable for all breastfed babies.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's may cause dizziness and drowsiness and the patient should not drive or operate machinery.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    If u have or had history or evidence of any liver-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking the medicine.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is contraindicated in patients with renal dysfunction and in patients with an eGFR of less than 45 ml/minute. It is advisable to consult a doctor before using it.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

 

  • Include more fibre-enriched food in your diet, as it can be easily digested by your gut bacteria, which helps stimulate their growth. Thus, fibre-rich foods may help restore healthy gut bacteria after a course of antibiotics. Whole grains like whole-grain bread, brown rice should be included in your diet. Make sure you drink plenty of water or other fluids every day while you are taking Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's.
  • Do not drink or eat a lot of caffeine-containing products such as coffee, tea, energy drinks, cola, or chocolate. Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's may increase nervousness, sleeplessness, and anxiety caused by caffeine.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages with Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's as it can make you dehydrated and may affect your sleep. This can make it harder for your body to aid the Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's in fighting off infections.

Special Advise

Probiotics should be taken after taking the full course of Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's to restore some healthy bacteria in the intestines that may have been killed. Taking probiotics after antibiotic treatment can reduce the risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Certain fermented foods like yoghurt, cheese, sauerkraut, kombucha, and kimchi can help restore the intestine's good bacteria. 

Other Information (NIF0030)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our body. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms, like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms comprising commonly of spherical, rod, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine can make you more prone to bacterial infection.

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection usually caused by bacteria in any part of your urinary system, which includes your kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra.

FAQs

Try to stay well hydrated by drinking at least 6 glass of water or other fluid per day. Keep your underwear clean and try to use underwear made of cotton to avoid the spread of infection. Always keep your bladder empty as much possible by peeing regularly. Your doctor may prescribe cranberry juice with antibiotics to treat urinary tract infection.

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's belongs to the class of penicillin antibiotic. Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is a broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against a wide range of bacteria. On the other hand, penicillin is a narrow-spectrum antibiotic effective against less number of bacteria.

Clinical evidence suggests that Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's is safe for pregnant mothers. However, you should consult a doctor before taking Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's.

No. You should complete the full course of Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's as prescribed by your doctor. After completing the full course of Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's will work. It is important that you take Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's at the right dose, right times and for the right numbers of days.

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's does not work against viral infection. So, it should not be taken to treat common cold cough and cough.

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's makes your skin sensitive to sunlight known as photosensitivity. So, prolonged exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet light should be avoided. In case of emergency, you should always wear sunscreen before going out.

No, Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor

Take Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's either 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking an antacid, multivitamin, or other product that has calcium / magnesium / aluminium / iron / zinc, antiulcer agent (sucralfate) or anti-HIV drug (didanosine).

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

SUN HOUSE, CTS No. 201 B/1, Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's

Niftran 100 mg Tablet 30's

MRP: 263.08

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