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NITROFUR SR TABLET

Manufacturer

WAR-WARREN PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Composition

NITROFURANTOIN-100MG

Pack Of

14 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About NITROFUR SR TABLET

NITROFUR SR TABLET belongs to a group of anti-bacterial or antibiotics. NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET. Occasionally, longer-term treatment is needed to prevent infections from coming back.

When you take NITROFUR SR TABLET, 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. NITROFUR SR TABLET 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. NITROFUR SR TABLET is strictly for bacterial infections only, and it does not treat infections caused by viruses.

NITROFUR SR TABLET is best taken with food or milk. This may lessen stomach upset and help your body to absorb the medicine. You should take NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET, 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET, as it does not interact with NITROFUR SR TABLET. It is generally well-tolerated among adults, children. Do not take NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET. As far as it is known, NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET

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

Directions for Use

NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET

Like all medicines, NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET. 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 Warning

Do not take NITROFUR SR TABLET if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET. And also, exposure to sunlight should be avoided while taking NITROFUR SR TABLET as it may cause increased phototoxicity or photosensitivity. Patients with epilepsy and irregular heartbeat (QT prolongation) should tell their doctor before taking NITROFUR SR TABLET.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    No reported interaction with NITROFUR SR TABLET. But, It is best to avoid alcohol while taking medication.

  • Pregnancy

    NITROFUR SR TABLET 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.

  • Breast Feeding

    NITROFUR SR TABLET 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.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    NITROFUR SR TABLET may cause dizziness and drowsiness and the patient should not drive or operate machinery.

  • Liver

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

  • Kidney

    NITROFUR SR TABLET 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.

Other Information (NIT0041)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

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.

NITROFUR SR TABLET belongs to the class of penicillin antibiotic. NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET is safe for pregnant mothers. However, you should consult a doctor before taking NITROFUR SR TABLET.

No. You should complete the full course of NITROFUR SR TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. After completing the full course of NITROFUR SR TABLET will work. It is important that you take NITROFUR SR TABLET at the right dose, right times and for the right numbers of days.

NITROFUR SR TABLET does not work against viral infection. So, it should not be taken to treat common cold cough and cough.

NITROFUR SR TABLET 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, NITROFUR SR TABLET 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 NITROFUR SR TABLET 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).

NITROFUR SR TABLET

NITROFUR SR TABLET

MRP: 113.00

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