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Martifur 100 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Walter Bushnell
Medicine composition: Nitrofurantoin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 24, 2019

This medication is used to cure UTIs caused by a few typical kinds of bacteria. There are certain medications which should be avoided while using this drug. These include antacids that contain certain ingredients such as magnesium trisilicate, sulfinpyrazone and probenecid.

Pregnant women who are in their term of pregnancy should talk to their doctor before using this drug. The drug can also pass from mother’s breast milk and thus prove harmful for the baby that is being breastfed. In the case of the elderly patients, their kidney functioning isn’t usually at their best while using this medicine.

The medication is primarily used to treat:

Common side effects of this medication include:

  • Nausea

  • Epigastric Pain

  • Diarrhoea

  • Chills

  • Fever

  • Neurological Disorder

  • Haemolytic Anemia

  • Liver Damage

  • Dark Colored Urine

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 1 to 3 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    This medication is well observed orally. Food may increase the bioavailability of the medicine.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is known to excreted through breast milk.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Martifur 100 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

The medication belongs to the class urinary anti-infectives. It works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis by forming reactive intermediates by bacterial flavoproteins.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease


    Patients suffering from glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and peripheral neuropathy should exercise caution.
  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    The medication reacts with ethinyl estradiol, cholera vaccine and atorvastatin.

Ques: What is Martifur 100 mg tablet?

Ans: Martifur tablet is a bactericidal antibiotic and contains Nitrofurantoin as an active ingredient.

Ques: What are the uses of Martifur 100 mg tablet?

Ans: Martifur 100 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of urinary tract infection.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of martifur 100 mg tablet?

Ans: Possible side-effects that may occur are weakness, allergic reaction, depression, and bone pain or stiffness.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Martifur 100 mg tablet?

Ans: Martifur 100 MG should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Martifur 100 MG Tablet?

Ans: It should not be used if you have the following conditions such as Hypersensitivity, Impaired renal function, Oliguria or anuria, Pregnancy and neonates.

Ques: Is Martifur 100 MG Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.

Ques: Will Martifur 100 MG Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose can lead to increased chances of side effects.
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About Martifur 100 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Martifur 100 MG Tablet
What are the contraindications of Martifur 100 MG Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Martifur 100 MG Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Martifur 100 MG Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Martifur 100 MG Tablet ?
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