Nitrobest 100 MG Tablet is administered to cure UTIs caused by a few typical kinds of bacteria. Lung inflammation is one of the major but very rare side effects of Nitrobest 100 MG Tablet and usually occurs if the usage persists for more than half a year.
Damage to the liver is also another serious but infrequent adverse reaction of Nitrobest 100 MG Tablet. If the therapy is a long term one, then certain tests will be administered to check whether all is good with liver functioning or not. Signs of liver damage include persistent itching, yellowing of the eye’s whites or the skin, vomiting, dark colored urine, nausea and reduced appetite.
Nitrobest 100 MG Tablet can also result in damage to the nerves. Nerve damage is characterized by pain and numbness of the feet and the hands. Another adverse effect of Nitrobest 100 MG Tablet is damage to the red blood cells. This condition is known as hemolysis, indicators of which include weakness, fatigue, tiredness and paling of the skin. This generally subsides once the usage is discontinued.
There are certain medications, administration of which is strictly advised against while using Nitrobest 100 MG Tablet. These include antacids that contain certain ingredients such as magnesium trisilicate, sulfinpyrazone and probenecid.
Pregnant women who are in their term of pregnancy (38 to 42 weeks) should talk to their doctor before using this drug. Also, Nitrobest 100 MG Tablet is usually advised against at the time of labor and delivery. This drug can be passed onto a mother’s breast milk and thus prove harmful for the baby that is being breastfed.
In case of the elderly, their kidney functioning isn’t usually at their best. Hence, any medicine, once inside their system, tends to stay there for a longer time, thus increasing the risks of various side effects.
Take per recommended schedule, at regular intervals around-the-clock. Complete full course of therapy; do not skip doses. Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake).
Diabetics should consult prescriber if using Clinitest® for glucose testing. Nitrofurantoin may discolor urine dark yellow or brown (normal). Use caution when driving or engaging in tasks that require alertness until response to drug is known.
Report chest pains or palpitations; pain on urination or blood in urine; skin rash; muscle weakness, pain, or tremors; excessive fatigue or weakness; other persistent adverse effects; or if condition does not improve.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a General Uro before using this medicine.