Niftas 50 Tablet (Nitrofurantoin 50mg)
$35.00 – $85.00
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Treatment of Bacterial infections of urinary tract
10 tablets in a strip
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
|Niftas 50 Tablet (Nitrofurantoin 50mg)|
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|50 Tablet/s||$35.00 (0.7/unit)||$0.7|
|100 Tablet/s||$65.00 (0.65/unit)||$0.65|
|150 Tablet/s||$85.00 (0.57/unit)||$0.57|
About Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s
Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s belongs to a group of anti-bacterial or antibiotics. Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s is used to prevent and treat different types of bacterial infections like urinary tract infections (UTIs), including Bladder Infection (cystitis). Besides this, it is also used in to treat kidney infections. A urine infection is often called a urinary tract infection (or simply, UTI). Most urine infections are caused by germs (bacteria). They are usually easily treated with a short course of an antibacterial medicine such as Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s. Occasionally, longer-term treatment is needed to prevent infections from coming back.
When you take Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s, your body quickly filters it out of your blood and into your urine. This is useful if you have a urinary tract infection because it means the medicine is concentrated at the site of infection. Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s is available on prescription. It comes as capsules, tablets and a liquid that you drink.
Nitrofurantoin kills the bacteria by entering their cells and damaging their genetic material. It is a broad range of antibiotic that helps in fighting various types of bacteria. Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s is strictly for bacterial infections only, and it does not treat infections caused by viruses.
Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s is best taken with food or milk. This may lessen stomach upset and help your body to absorb the medicine. You should take Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s only if your doctor has prescribed you. Most of the bacterial infections get treated within one week, while some conditions might take a longer time. If you stop taking it too early, the infection may return or worsen. So, it would be best if you tried to complete the prescribed dosage. During the treatment with Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s, you may observe some of the common side effects like feeling sick (nausea), vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite and headaches. But these side effects are usually in the initial phase and then resolve after some time. However, if these side effects persist, let your doctor know about this if you notice any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.
You can drink alcoholic beverages while taking Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s, as it does not interact with Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s. It is generally well-tolerated among adults, children. Do not take Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s if you are allergic to amoxicillin, penicillin antibiotics, have liver/kidney problems, and had any vaccinations. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s. As far as it is known, Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s may be used in pregnancy. However, it should not be used during labour or delivery because there is a possibility that use at this stage may affect the baby. If you want to breastfeed, please consult your doctor first.
Uses of Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s
Bacterial infections like urinary tract infections (UTIs), including Bladder Infection cystitis and kidney infections
Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s contains antibiotic Nitrofurantoin, which helps in treating and preventing a wide range of bacterial infections like urinary tract infections (UTIs), including Bladder Infection (cystitis) and kidney infections caused by most susceptible bacteria (susceptible strains of Escherichia coli, enterococci, staphylococci, Citrobacter, Klebsiella and Enterobacter). It is bactericidal in nature and works by killing bacteria that cause infections by prevents the formation of their cell wall required for living. It also inhibits the repairing of bacterial cells. Altogether it kills the bacteria.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s
Like all medicines, Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s also causes some side effects however, not everyone gets them. You may have some common side effects like feeling sick (nausea) and diarrhoea, loss of appetite, headaches, and dizziness or feeling sleepy. Most of these side effects of Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s may cause your pee to turn dark yellow or brownish colour. This is normal and not a reason to stop taking the medicine. Your pee will return to normal once you stop taking Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s. Besides this, If you experience any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not take Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s or any other medicines in the past, or inherited conditions such as porphyria (a blood disorder), glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, severe kidney disease, diabetes, or any illness-causing severe weakness, anaemia or vitamin B deficiency. Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had a kidney, heart, or lung transplant, a joint or tendon disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disorder of joints causing pain, swelling, and loss of function), seizures (fits), epilepsy or if you participate in regular physical activity. Taking Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s may worsen muscle weakness in people with myasthenia gravis (a nervous system disorder that causes muscle weakness) and cause severe difficulty breathing or death. Grapefruit, foods rich in calcium should be avoided along with Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s. And also, exposure to sunlight should be avoided while taking Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s as it may cause increased phototoxicity or photosensitivity. Patients with epilepsy and irregular heartbeat (QT prolongation) should tell their doctor before taking Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s.
Drug-drug interaction: Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s may have an interaction with Vaccines [such as Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), cholera vaccine, live, typhoid vaccine, live], a medicine used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (teriflunomide), medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis (leflunomide), cholesterol-lowering medications (lomitapide), cholesterol-lowering pills (mipomersen), medication is used to treat a certain type of tumour (pexidartinib), a topical anaesthetic (prilocaine), and medicine used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (teriflunomide).
Drug-Food Interaction: Niftas 50 Tablet 10’s interacts with grapefruit, foods rich in calcium, and a large volume of alcohol. Grapefruit contains compounds known as furanocoumarins, which interfere with how the liver and intestines break down the medicine and filter out toxins.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had colitis (a chronic digestive disease characterized by inflammation of the inner lining of the colon), G-6-PD deficiency (hemolytic anaemia), hepatotoxicity (Liver Disease), Renal Dysfunction (kidney disease), peripheral neuropathy (weakness, numbness and pain from nerve damage), and respiratory disorders.