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Consuming alcohol while taking Umactin may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Dis... View More
Umactin is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
Umactin should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is el... View More
Umactin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Umactin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Umactin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Umacti... View More
Umactin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Umactin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Umactin... View More
Umactin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat and prevent uncomplicated urinary tract infections. It works by killing the bacteria ... View More
Uses of Umactin
- Bacterial infections of urinary tract
Side effects of Umactin
How to use Umactin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Umactin is to be taken wit... View More
How Umactin works
Umactin is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria in the urine that causes infection.
What if you forget to take Umactin?
If you miss a dose of Umactin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Niftas Tablet SR treats and prevents uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
- Finish the prescribed course of the medicine, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Take it with food to avoid nausea, which is a common side effect.
- It can turn your urine a dark yellow or brown colour. This is normal and nothing to worry about.
- Do not take it for longer or more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Uncomplicated UTI, Urinary Tract Infection
Should be taken with food. Take w/ or immediately after meals. Sustained release macrocrystals indicated only for patients >12 years for acute UTIs (cys... View More
Oral Acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections Adult: 50-100 mg 4 times daily for 7 days or for 3 days after obtaining sterile urine. SR preparat... View More
Urinary Tract Infection >1 month 5-7 mg/kg/day PO divided q6hr for 7 days UTI prophylaxis: 1-2 mg/kg PO qHS or 2 divided doses >12 years 50-100... View More
Loses effectiveness in patients with CrCl <60 mL/min due to inadequate urine concentration Monitor renal function; renally excreted; decreased renal f... View More
Severe renal impairment (anuria, oliguria, significantly elevated serum creatinine, CrCl <60 ml/min). Hypersensitivity to nitrofurans, G6PD deficiency, ... View More
Mode of Action
Nitrofurantoin interferes with cell metabolism and cell wall synthesis by inhibiting several enzyme systems including acetyl coenzyme A. It is bacterici... View More
Elderly. Monitor hepatic and pulmonary function during prolonged therapy. Pre-existing pulmonary, hepatic, neurological, or allergic disorders, predispo... View More
Nausea, vomiting, anorexia, abdominal pain, diarrhoea; headache, drowsiness, vertigo, dizziness, nystagmus, benign intracranial hypertension; rash, urti... View More
Reduced excretion with probenecid or sulfinpyrazone. Absorption reduced by magnesium trisilicate. Antagonistic effects with quinolone antibacterials. Re... View More
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