Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR

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

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:24 am

Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR

Uses of Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR

Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Urinary Tract Infections

Side effects of Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR

The most common side effects of Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR 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 Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR

Do not use Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR if you are allergic to – Nitrofurantoin

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

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 Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR works

Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR contains – Nitrofurantoin

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

Dosage of Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR

The dosage of Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR 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 Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR

If you forget to take a dose of Nitrostar 100mg Tablet SR, 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.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

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

Furakem 100mg Tablet MR  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

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Infura 100mg Tablet  ( RPG Life Sciences Ltd. )

70.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Martifur 100mg Tablet MR  ( Walter Bushnell )

145.36  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Martifur 100mg Tablet  ( Walter Bushnell )

67.33  14 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Urifast CP 100mg Capsule  ( Cipla Ltd. )

330.00  30 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

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.

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