Niftran 100mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:19 am

Niftran 100mg Capsule

Uses of Niftran 100mg Capsule

Niftran 100mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Urinary Tract Infections

Side effects of Niftran 100mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Niftran 100mg Capsule are – Wheezing, Dry Cough, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Shortness of Breath

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Niftran 100mg Capsule

Do not use Niftran 100mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Nitrofurantoin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Niftran 100mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Niftran 100mg Capsule works

Niftran 100mg Capsule contains – Nitrofurantoin

Nitrofurantoin may interfere with bacterial enzyme systems and bacterial cell-wall formation.

Dosage of Niftran 100mg Capsule

The dosage of Niftran 100mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Niftran 100mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Niftran 100mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Uriron 100mg Tablet SR  ( Leeford Healthcare Ltd. )

70.40  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Nifutin 100mg Tablet  ( Ipca Laboratories Ltd. )

125.90  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Martifur 100mg Tablet  ( Walter Bushnell )

67.33  14 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Uritop 100mg Tablet SR  ( Astrum Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. )

78.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- Antacids containing magnesium: May decrease nitrofurantoin absorption. Separate dosage times by 1 hour.

Probenecid, sulfinpyrazone: May inhibit excretion of nitrofurantoin, increasing drug levels and risk of toxicity. The resulting decreased urinary levels could lessen antibacterial effects. Avoid using together.

Food :- Any food: May increase absorption. Advise patient to take drug with food or milk.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.