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NIFTAS TAB

Niftas Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Niftas Tab is an antibiotic that fights bacteria and is used to treat and prevent bacterial infections of the urinary tract. It works by killing the bacteria that cause such disease. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Niftas Tab is Nitrofurantoin 100 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Niftas Tab is an antibiotic which works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infections.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Niftas Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Liver problems
  • Kidney ailments
  • Heart problems
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution:
  • It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history.
  • Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Niftas Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Niftas Tab
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
How to Use

How to Use

Niftas Tab can be taken with food to avoid nausea. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Niftas Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes some time for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
Niftas Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Tightness in chest
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Rashes
  • Itching
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take Niftas Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? This medicine is generally considered to be quite safe to be used during pregnancy. Even though animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby, it is still not yet conclusive as the studies which have been conducted on humans are limited. Therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? This medicine is generally considered to be quite safe to be used during lactation. Even though animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby, it is still not yet conclusive as the studies which have been conducted on humans are limited. Therefore, it should be taken by lactation only when recommended by the physician.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this tablet, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start it on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Drug Composition information
What is Nitrofurantoin for:

This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for urinary tract infections.

How does Nitrofurantoin work:

It fights bacteria in the body.

How should Nitrofurantoin be used:

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food. Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 50-100 mg 4 timesday for 7 days. Dual-release preparation: 100 mg twice daily.

Common side effects of Nitrofurantoin :

Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Change in color of urine to black, brown, or yellow. Harm to the lungs may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.

What precautions should I take when taking Nitrofurantoin :

Do not give this drug to an infant younger than 1 month of age, an infant with a fever and a bladder infection, or a young child who has kidney problems. If you have an allergy to nitrofurantoin or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have kidney disease. If this drug caused liver problems before. If you are more than 38 weeks pregnant.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Chest pain or pressure. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Trouble breathing. Cough that does not go away. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. Yellow skin or eyes. Not able to eat. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Nitrofurantoin with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Nitrofurantoin :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Other Antibiotics


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Niftas Tab?

Niftas Tab is an antibiotic that fights bacteria and is used to treat and prevent bacterial infections of the urinary tract. It works by killing the bacteria that cause such disease.

Q2. What are the side effects of Niftas Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain and diarrhea.

Q3. Should we take Niftas Tab with food or without food?

This medicine is taken along with food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking Niftas Tab?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver problems, kidney ailments, heart problems should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q5. Does Niftas Tab make you sleepy?

No. This medicine does not make you drowsy.

Q6. Is Niftas Tab harmful? What does an overdose of Niftas Tab lead to?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like tightness in chest, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, rashes and itching.

Q7. Can I take Niftas Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine is generally considered to be quite safe to be used during pregnancy.

Q8. Can Niftas Tab be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

Prescription required

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on Niftas Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q10. How to store Niftas Tab?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Niftas Tab, can I mix it in water and drink it?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q12. Can we give Niftas Tab to children?

This is a safe medicine and most children can take it without having any side-effects. However, this needs to be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of Niftas Tab?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established..

Q14. How long does the effect of Niftas Tab last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

Q15. Can we take Niftas Tab daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

Q16. For how many days should I take this medicine?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take this medicine? / What time can I take this medicine?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

bhagey khola,rangpo,east sikkim-737132,india

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INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

bhagey khola,rangpo,east sikkim-737132,india

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