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Niftran 100mg Capsule
Niftran 100mg Capsule

Niftran 100mg Capsule

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Niftran 100 MG Description

Niftran 100 mg 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 ureth

ra. It is characterized by a burning sensation or pain while urinating. Niftran 100 mg capsule consists of nitrofurantoin as its active ingredient. It has a bactericidal action, i.e., it works by inhibiting vital biochemical processes in bacteria. Take Niftran 100 mg capsules in the exact dose and duration as suggested by your doctor. Complete the entire course of antibiotics as suggested. While taking this medicine you should drink plenty of water or other fluids to stay hydrated and practise good personal hygiene. Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding, and about your detailed medical history. Niftran 100 mg capsule should not be used in children


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ContainsNitrofurantoin(100.0 Mg)
UsesUrinary tract infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, flatulence, diarrhoea
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Uses of Niftran 100 MG

Niftran 100 mg capsule is used for the treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections caused by bacteria.

Contraindications of Niftran 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to any ingredient of Niftran 100 mg capsule.
  • If you have any liver or kidney related problem including jaundice.
  • If you suffer from a blood related disorder called acute porphyria.
  • If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.

Side effects of Niftran 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain

Precautions and Warnings of Niftran 100 MG



Can I take Niftran 100 mg capsules during pregnancy?
Niftran 100 mg capsules should not be used during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Niftran 100 mg capsules while breastfeeding?
Inform your doctor before initiating the treatment with Niftran 100 mg capsule that you are a breastfeeding woman. Breastfeeding should be discontinued while on treatment with Niftran 100 mg capsule.


Can I drive if I have consumed Niftran 100 mg capsules?
Niftran 100 mg capsule may cause drowsiness and dizziness, driving should be avoided if affected.


Can I consume alcohol with Niftran 100 mg capsules?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Niftran 100 mg capsules.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction after taking Niftran 100 mg capsules.
  • You have any respiratory system, kidney, or liver-related problems.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • 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 Niftran 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Niftran 100 mg 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...
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Directions for Use of Niftran 100 MG

  • Niftran 100 mg capsules should be taken as advised by your doctor.
  • It should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Do not chew or break the pill.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time every day.
  • Do not consume more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Niftran 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interact with Niftran 100 mg capsule or this medicine itself can affect the way other medicines work.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, and herbals you are currently taking.
  • Especially if you are taking antacids, water pills, or anti gout medicines such as probenecid and sulfinpyrazone.

Storage and disposal of Niftran 100 MG

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

Dosage of Niftran 100 MG


Overdose of Niftran 100 mg 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 100 mg 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...
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Dr. Mansi Savla

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How does Niftran 100 mg capsule work?

A: The active ingredient nitrofurantoin present in Niftran 100 mg 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 100 mg capsules be taken on an empty stomach?

A: No, Niftran 100 mg capsule should be taken with food or milk or after having a meal.

Q: Can I give Niftran 100 mg capsule to children?

A: No, Niftran 100 mg capsules are not recommended to be given to newborns and pediatric patients below the age of 12 years.

Q: What are the common side effects of Niftran 100 mg capsule?

A: Headache, flatulence, and nausea are the common side effects of Niftran 100 mg capsule. However, not everyone taking this medicine experiences these side effects.

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

  • 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.

Q: How long does Niftran take to work?

A: Niftran 100 mg capsule start showing its full effect within a few days. You must keep taking Niftran 100 mg capsule until your course is finished. Do not stop this medicine even if you feel better. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect of the medicine towards the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of treatment.

Q: Is Niftran and Niftas are same?

A: Yes, both the medicines have the same active ingredient, which is nitrofurantoin. The only brand name is different.

Q: What is Niftran 100 used for?

A: Niftran 100 mg capsule is used for the treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections caused by bacteria.
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Last Updated on: 27 May 2022 | 10:58 PM (IST)
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