Uriheal 100 Caps | Nitrofurantoin 100mg – 10 Capsules

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Nitrofurantoin (Uriheal 100) 100 mg capsule is a nitrofuran antibiotic used for the prevention and treatment of infections affecting the urinary tract, specifically the bladder and the urethra.

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Nitrofurantoin (Uriheal 100) 100 mg capsule is a nitrofuran antibiotic used for the prevention and treatment of infections affecting the urinary tract, specifically the bladder and the urethra.

Drug =Nitrofurantoin

Number of Pills Per Order = 10

Strength = 100 mg

Manufacturer = Healing Pharma

How To Take

This medicine should be taken with main meals or with a glass of milk. Try to make it at the same time each day.

Take Nitrofurantoin precisely as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

Dosage of Nitrofurantoin (Uriheal 100) 100 mg

Adult: Acute uncomplicated UTI: 50 mg 4 times/day for 7 days (immediate-release); 100 mg twice a day for 7 days (dual-release). For severe chronic recurrent cases: 100 mg 4 times/day for 7 days (immediate-release). 

Prophylaxis of uncomplicated UTI: 50-100 mg once daily (immediate-release). 

Prophylaxis of surgical infections: 50 mg 4 times/day (immediate-release); 100 mg twice a day (dual-release). All doses start on the day of the procedure and three days after that.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and return to your usual dosing schedule. If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.

Do not double a dose under any circumstances.

Overdose of Nitrofurantoin (Uriheal 100) 100 mg

Signs of overdose may include the following:

  • Gastric irritation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting¬†

Seek medical help immediately.

Contraindications

People with the following medical conditions should not take Nitrofurantoin:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Acute porphyria
  • G6PD deficiency
  • Infants <1 month¬†
  • Pregnancy at term (during labour and delivery)
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Anuria
  • Oliguria
  • Significantly elevated serum creatinine
  • History of cholestatic jaundice or hepatic impairment associated with previous nitrofurantoin use
  • Concurrent vaccination with live polio vaccines

Side Effects

Nitrofurantoin may have the following side effects:

  • Optic neuritis
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Superinfection¬†
  • C. difficile-associated diarrhoea
  • Haemolytic anaemia
  • Agranulocytosis
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Angina
  • Amblyopia
  • Diarrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Emesis
  • Fever
  • Chills¬†
  • Malaise
  • Asthenia
  • Anaphylactoid reactions
  • Angioedema
  • Urticaria
  • Anorexia
  • Arthralgia
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Acute pulmonary hypersensitivity reactions
  • Pruritus
  • Alopecia
  • Rarely, cholestatic jaundice, hepatitis, hepatic necrosis¬†
  • Acute, subacute or chronic pulmonary toxicity¬†
  • Peripheral neuropathy

Warnings

Do not use Nitrofurantoin in people with the following conditions:

  • Allergic reaction to similar nitrofurans such as nitrofural and nifurtimox.
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • G6PD deficiency¬†
  • Pregnancy
  • Infants

Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking or using any of these medicines:

  • Probenecid
  • Sulfinpyrazone
  • Magnesium trisilicate
  • Norfloxacin, ofloxacin
  • Acetazolamide
  • Typhoid vaccine¬†

Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and non-prescription medicines.

This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Nitrofurantoin.

How Does Nitrofurantoin (Uriheal 100) 100 mg Work?

Nitrofurantoin is generally bacteriostatic but can be bactericidal in high doses. It interferes with the organism’s carbohydrate metabolism by inhibiting bacterial acetyl coenzyme-A. It also inhibits protein synthesis, aerobic energy metabolism, DNA, RNA, and bacterial cell wall synthesis.¬†

Uses 

Nitrofurantoin is used  to treat the following conditions:

  • Acute uncomplicated UTI
  • Prophylaxis of uncomplicated UTI
  • Prophylaxis of surgical infections

Special Precautions and Connected Warnings

Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:

  • Patient with anemia
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Vitamin B deficiency
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Debilitating diseases¬†
  • Pre-existing pulmonary diseases
  • Neurological disorders, or allergic diathesis
  • Lactation
  • Children and the elderly
  • Avoid alcohol

Storage Conditions

  • Store between 15-30¬įC.
  • Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
  • Do not use Nitrofurantoin that is expired or out of date.

Additional information

Dosage Type

Strength

Packaging Type

Number of Pills Per Order

10

Brand

Healing Pharma