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Niftran 100mg Capsule
Niftran 100mg Capsule
Niftran 100mg Capsule

Niftran 100mg Capsule

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
20 Capsule(s) in Strip
70.51*
MRP 88.14
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Nitrofurantoin(100.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Urinary Antiseptic

Medical Description

Niftran capsule is an antibacterial medicine. It is used for the treatment of urinary tract infections. Urinary tract infection is a common infection that happens when microbes enter the urethra, it i
s characterised by burning sensation or pain while urinating. Niftran capsule consists of nitrofurantoin as its active ingredient. It has bactericidal action it works by inhibiting vital biochemical processes in bacteria. Take Niftran capsules as suggested by your doctor for the prescribed duration. While taking this medicine you should drink plenty of water or other fluids to stay hydrated and practising good personal hygiene.
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Uses of Niftran 100mg Capsule

Niftran capsule is used for the treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections caused by bacteria.

Contraindications of Niftran 100mg Capsule

If you are allergic to any ingredient of Niftran capsule. If you have any liver or kindey related problem including jaundice. If you suffer from a blood related diosrder called acute porphyria. If
you are pregnant or may be pregnant. This medicine should not be used in children.
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Side effects of Niftran 100mg Capsule

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Flautulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Niftran 100mg Capsule

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Niftran capsules during pregnancy?
A:
Niftran capsules should not be used during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Niftran capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
Inform your doctor before initiating the treatment with Niftran capsule that you are a breastfeeding woman. Breastfeeding should be discontinued while on treatment with Niftran capsule.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Niftran capsules?
A:
Niftran capsule may cause drowsiness and dizziness, driving should be avoided if affected.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Niftran capsules?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction after taking Niftran. You have any respiratory system, kidney, liver-related problems. You are pregnant or breastfeeding. You suffer from anaemia, diabetes or vitam
    in B deficiency, or electrolyte imbalance. You develop any brain, kidney or liver-related problem after taking this medicine.
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Mode of Action of Niftran 100mg Capsule

How Does It Work?

Niftran capsules consist of nitrofurantoin which is converted to its active form by bacterial proteins. The active form of medicine alters the protein composition of bacteria which inhibits the vital
biochemical processes in bacteria resulting in bacterial cell death.
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Directions for Use of Niftran 100mg Capsule

  • Niftran capsules should be taken as advised by your doctor with a meal or milk.
  • Try to take this medicine at the same time everyday for better management of your condition.

Interactions of Niftran 100mg Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interact with Niftran capsule or Niftran capsule 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 Niftran 100mg Capsule

Keep this medication in a cool and dry place out of sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Niftran 100mg Capsule

Overdose

Overdose of Niftran capsule may cause nausea, vomiting and gastric irritation. Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Niftran capsule, 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.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does Niftran capsule works?

A: The active ingredient nitrofurantoin present in Niftran capsules is converted into its active form by bacterial proteins. This active form then alters the protein composition of bacteria and other important macromolecules. This inhibits many vital biochemical processes and results in bacterial cell death.

Q: Can Niftran capsules on an empty stomach?

A: No, Niftran capsule should be taken with food or milk or after having a meal.

Q: Can I give this medicine to a children?

A: No, Niftran capsules are not recommended to be given to new borns and pediatric patients below the age of 12 years.

Q: What are the common side efffects of Niftran capsule?

A: Headche, flatulence and nausea are the common side effects of this medicine. However, not everyone taking this medicine experiences these side effects.

Q: What should I do to prevent urinary tract infection?

A: Drink plenty of water every day to stay hydrated. Do not hold back urine and urinate when you feel the need. Women should wipe from front to back to avoid bacteria from getting in the vagina or urethra. Clean the genital area before and after sex, and urinate after sex. Women should avoid using feminine hygiene sprays or scented products. Wear cotton underwear and loose-fitting clothes to help keep the area around the urethra dry.

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ContainsNitrofurantoin(100.0 Mg)
UsesUrinary tract infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, flatulence
Last Updated on: 21 Sep 2021 | 07:34 PM (IST)
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