What is Martifur (Nitrofurantoin) used for?
Martifur (Nitrofurantoin) is an antibiotic prescribed as a treatment for bacterial infections affecting the urinary tract. It works by preventing the bacteria from growing, thereby treating the infection. This medication is not suitable for treating viral infections.
How should I use Martifur (Nitrofurantoin)?
Martifur (Nitrofurantoin) tablets are taken orally, normally 2 to 4 times per day for a period of 7 days or more. You should take it together with meals and a full glass of water. Because the dosage can vary for each patient, it is important to only take the amount that your physician has prescribed. You should continue taking this medication for the entire period of time for which it was prescribed unless your physician tells you not to.
What are the side effects of Martifur (Nitrofurantoin)?
Side effects of Martifur (Nitrofurantoin) include:
If you notice pale skin, signs of fever or breathlessness, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Martifur (Nitrofurantoin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.