Utichek SR 100mg Tablet 10'S

Infection Rx required

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MRP ₹73.00
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INTRODUCTION

UTICHEK SR 100MG contains Nitrofurantoin which belongs to a class of medicines known as Antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria that cause infection. It is used to treat and prevent the infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract. A urinary tract infection (UTI) occurs in any part of your urinary system like kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Mostly it involves the lower urinary tract like bladder or urethra. Nitrofurantoin is an antibacterial agent used for urinary tract infections. It kills the bacteria by interfering with the production of bacterial proteins, DNA, and cell walls. Bacteria cannot multiply without DNA and survive without a cell wall.

Always take this UTICHEK SR 100MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver, kidney problems and if you have pregnant or breastfeeding mothers. It is not recommended for use in children below 3 months of age. The common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea. This medicine should be taken with food or milk so this will help to avoid stomach upset and also helps absorption.

USES OF UTICHEK SR 100MG

  • Treats urinary tract infections

HOW UTICHEK SR 100MG WORKS

UTICHEK SR 100MG kills the bacteria by interfering with the production of bacterial proteins, DNA, and cell walls. Bacteria cannot multiply without DNA and survive without a cell wall.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take this UTICHEK SR 100MG as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow this medicine as a whole, do not crush or chew. It can be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF UTICHEK SR 100MG

SERIOUS

  • sudden wheeziness
  • difficulty in breathing
  • swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching

COMMON

  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ORS should be used to prevent dehydration.

Vomiting:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks. Eat light, bland foods and avoid fried, greasy or sweet foods.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

UTICHEK SR 100MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. It should not be used during labour because there is a possibility that use at this stage may affect the baby. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

UTICHEK SR 100MG should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor before taking.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause dizziness or drowsiness.

KIDNEY

UTICHEK SR 100MG is not recommended in patients with active kidney diseases. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Nitrofurantoin.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have or had,

  • porphyria (blood disorder)
  • G6PD (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase) deficiency
  • diabetes
  • any illness causing severe weakness
  • allergic reactions

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,

  • magnesium trisilicate (used for indigestion)
  • probenecid or sulfinpyrazone (used for gout)
  • atropine, hyoscine (slow the passage of food through the stomach)
  • acetazolamide (used for glaucoma)
  • potassium citrate mixture
  • quinolones (used to treat infections)
  • typhoid vaccine

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Nitrofurantoin
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotic, Miscellaneous
Therapeutic Indication :   UTI infection, prophylaxis for recurrent infection
Dosage Forms :   Capsule

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT UTICHEK SR 100MG

Can UTICHEK SR 100MG be given in children?

This medicine is not suitable for children 3 months of age.

Who should not take UTICHEK SR 100MG?

It is not recommended if you have kidney, liver disease, urination problems, history of jaundice and in the last 2 to 4 weeks of pregnancy.

Can UTICHEK SR 100MG make you sleepy?

Yes, it may cause drowsiness. Do not drive or handle any machines while taking this medicine.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Anti-microbial drugs.  Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 760.

2. Petri WA Jr. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole, Quinolones, and Agents for Urinary Tract Infections. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 1474-75.

3. Chambers HF, Deck DH. Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents; Disingectants, Antiseptics, & Sterilants. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 878.

4. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page: 984-86.

5. Burke A. Cunha, Paul E. Schoch, and Jean R. Hage. Nitrofurantoin: Preferred Empiric Therapy for Community-Acquired Lower Urinary Tract Infections: Mayo clinic proceedings. Dec 2011, [Accessed Dec 11, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3228625/    

6. Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Ltd. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Aug 2019] [Accessed Dec 11, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3602.pdf

7. Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Inc. U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised Jan 2009] [Accessed Dec 11, 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2009/020064s019lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Urine Routine & Microscopy

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    NITROFURANTOIN 100MG (SR)
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Utichek SR 100mg Tablet 10'S

Utichek SR 100mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd

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