Furadantin 50mg Tablet
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Furadantin 50 MG Description
Furadantin Tablet is an antibiotic, used to treat and prevent uncomplicated urinary tract infections, caused by infection-causing bacteria. Urinary tract infection is a common infection that happens
when microbes enter the urethra, it is characterised by burning sensation or pain while urinating. Furadantin Tablet consists of nitrofurantoin as its active ingredient. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infection.You should always complete the course of treatment, as incomplete treatment may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.
|You Save||₹1.42 (15% on MRP)|
|Uses||Urinary tract infections|
|Side effects||Headache, nausea, gas, stomach discomfort|
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Uses of Furadantin 50 MG
Furadantin Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections caused by bacteria.
Contraindications of Furadantin 50 MG
- If you are allergic to nitrofurantoin or any other ingredient of Furadantin Tablet.
- If you have any liver or kidney-related problems including jaundice.
- If you suffer from a blood-related disorder called acute porphyria.
- If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
- This medicine should not be used in children.
Side effects of Furadantin 50 MG
- Stomach pain
- Flatulence (gas)
Precautions and Warnings of Furadantin 50 MG
Can I take the Furadantin Tablets during pregnancy?
Furadantin Tablets should not be used during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy, while on this medicine.
Can I take the Furadantin Tablets while breastfeeding?
Inform your doctor before using the Furadantin Tablet if you are a breastfeeding woman. The treating doctor may suggest you either discontinue the breastfeeding or this medicine, after assessing the need and benefit.
Can I drive if I have consumed the Furadantin Tablets?
Furadantin Tablet may cause drowsiness and dizziness, thus it is advised to avoid or be cautious while driving.
Can I consume alcohol with the Furadantin Tablets?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking the Furadantin Tablet.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have any respiratory system, kidney, liver-related problems.
- You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- You develop an allergic reaction after taking the Furadantin.
- You suffer from anaemia, diabetes or vitamin B deficiency or electrolyte imbalance.
- You develop any brain, kidney or liver-related problem after taking this medicine.
Mode of Action of Furadantin 50 MG
How Does It Work?
Furadantin Tablets consist of nitrofurantoin which works by killing the growth of bacteria that causes infection.
Directions for Use of Furadantin 50 MG
- Furadantin Tablets should be taken as advised by your doctor
- Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, or milk. Take this medicine with food.
- It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
Interactions of Furadantin 50 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Certain medicines can interact with the Furadantin Tablet or this Tablet itself can affect the way other medicines works.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements and herbals you are currently taking.
- Especially, if you are taking antacids, water pills and antigout medicines such as probenecid and sulfinpyrazone.
Storage and disposal of Furadantin 50 MG
- Store the Furadantin Tablets in a cool and dry. Protect it from sunlight and moisture.
- Keep it out of the sight of children and pets.
- Discard off the unused and expired medicine appropriately. Do not flush the medicine into the sink.
Dosage of Furadantin 50 MG
An overdose of the Furadantin Tablet may cause nausea, vomiting and gastric irritation. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of the Furadantin Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can Furadantin Tablets be taken on an empty stomach?
A: No, Furadantin Tablet should be taken with food or milk or after having a meal.
Q: Can I stop taking the Furadantin Tablet if I feel I am recovering?
A: You need to continue taking this medicine until advised by your doctor. If you stop taking it before completing the treatment, it may increase the risk of recurrence of infection.
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