Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about NITROTRAC - 100 MG
Nitrotrac-100 Tablet is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat and prevent bacterial infections of the urinary tract. It works by killing the bacteria that cause such disease. But, it will not treat a viral infection.
Nitrotrac-100 Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You may take it with food to avoid nausea, which is a common side effect. It is better to have this medicine at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed it, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.
In Treatment of Bacterial infections of urinary tract
Nitrotrac-100 Tablet works by stopping the growth of the bacteria in the urine that cause urinary tract infections. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.
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. Nitrotrac-100 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or suffering from any liver, kidney or heart problems or if you are allergic to any antibiotic.
Q. How long does Nitrotrac-100 Tablet take to work on a UTI?
Nitrotrac-100 Tablet starts acting quickly, but you will not start feeling better immediately after taking it. It may take a few days (2-3 days) before you see any improvement in your symptoms. If you do not start feeling better within 3 days of starting Nitrotrac-100 Tablet or your condition worsens, contact your doctor. It is important to complete the full course of Nitrotrac-100 Tablet as advised by your doctor, even if you start feeling better.
Q. What happens if you take Nitrotrac-100 Tablet without food?
You should take Nitrotrac-100 Tablet with your meal or straightaway after the meal. Taking with food helps in absorption of medicine so that it works better. If you take it without food, you are likely to get an upset stomach. The symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and loss of appetite may also occur. Therefore, to avoid unpleasant side effects, take it exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Does Nitrotrac-100 Tablet make your urine orange?
Nitrotrac-100 Tablet may turn your urine brown or dark yellow in colour. However, you need not worry as this is usually temporary and completely harmless effect. It will disappear once you stop taking Martifur Tablet. Consult your doctor if you are not sure or still have any concern, but do not stop taking Nitrotrac-100 Tablet.
Q. Can Martifur Tablet give you a yeast infection?
Yes, some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as ‘thrush’ after taking Nitrotrac-100 Tablet. This is because antibiotics kill the ‘good bacteria’ which help in preventing thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get vaginal itching or discharge after taking Nitrotrac-100 Tablet or soon after stopping it.
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