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Nitrofur Sr 100mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Nitrofur SR 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 ...
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ContainsNitrofurantoin(100.0 Mg)
UsesUrinary tract infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, gas, stomach discomfort
ClassificationURINARY ANTISEPTIC
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Uses of Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

Nitrofur SR tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections caused by bacteria.

Contraindications of Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to nitrofurantoin or any other ingredient of Nitrofur SR tablet.
  • 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.
  • This medicine should not be used in children.

Side effects of Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nitrofur SR tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Nitrofur SR 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nitrofur SR tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Inform your doctor before before using Nitrofur SR tablet if you ar a breastfeeding woman. The treating doctor may suggest you to either discontinue the breastfeeding or this medicine, after assessing the need and benefit.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Nitrofur SR tablets?
A:
Nitrofur SR tablet may cause drowsiness and dizziness, thus it is advised to avoid or be cautious while driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nitrofur SR tablets?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Nitrofur SR tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any respiratory system, kidney, liver related problems.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking Nitrofur SR.
  • You suffer from anemia, 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 Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Nitrofur SR tablets consist of nitrofurantoin which works by killing the growth of bacteria that causes infection.

Directions for Use of Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

  • Nitrofur SR tablets should be taken as advised by your doctor
  • Swallow it 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.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interact with Nitrofur SR 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 Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

  • Store Nitrofur SR tablets in a cool, dry and dark place. Protect it from sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep it out of sight of children and pets.
  • Discard off the unused and expired medicine appropriately. Do not flush the medicine into the sink.

Dosage of Nitrofur Sr 100 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Nitrofur SR 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 missed any dose of Nitrofur SR 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 dou...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Nitrofur SR tablets on an empty stomach?

A: No, Nitrofur SR tablet should be taken with food or milk or after having a meal.

Q: Can I stop taking Nitrofur SR 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.
Product Details
Brand
NITROFUR SR
Expires on or After
23/08/2022

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Last Updated on: 10 Mar 2022 | 10:41 AM (IST)
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