Martifur 100 mg
Martifur 100 mg (Nitrofurantoin)
Martifur 100 mg consists of active ingredient Nitrofurantoin macro is a chemotherapeutic compound of the nitrofuran family. It is a synthetic antimicrobial derived from furan by the addition of a nitro group and a side chain containing hydantoin. The agent is a weak acid, and its solubility is affected by pH. Nitrofurantoin is the main medicinal substance contained in the Martifur tablets.
What is Martifur 100 mg used for?
The drug has been available for the treatment of urinary tract infections. Its current uses include the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections, and protection against urinary tract infections in people prone to current urinary tract infections.
How does Martifur 100 mg work?
Martifur 100 mg works by damaging the bacterial DNA since its reduced form is highly reactive. The activity is made possible by the fast reduction of Nitrofurantoin macro 100 mg inside the bacterial cell by nitrofuran reductase (flavoproteins) to multiple reactive intermediates that attack pyruvate metabolism, respiration, ribosomal proteins, DNA, and other macromolecules within in the cell.
The drug exhibits greater effects on bacterial cells than mammalian cells because bacterial cells activate the medicine fastly. The mode of action for Nitrofurantoin likely is responsible for the low development of resistance to its effects, as the medicine affects many different processes important to the bacterial cell. Buy Martifur 100 mg to treat your urinary tract infection.
How should Martifur be taken?
- The drug is present in the form of a tablet. You may take the drug with a meal, or as your doctor suggests. Swallow Martifur tablet with an adequate amount of water.
- The dose regimen varies from patient to patient; it depends on the age, weight, and condition of the patients.
- Take Martifur tablets strictly according to your doctor’s instruction. Do not alter the dosage plan unless your physician advises you to do so.
- Take the medicine regularly to get the best results.
- To help you remember, take the tablets at the same time, each day.
- In some cases, the condition may become worse when the intake of the medicine is stopped suddenly. Your dose may need to be slowly decreased.
- Consume the tablet in the same way as suggested to you. Don’t alter the dosage plan.
- Overdose: Seek medical attention immediately, in the case of an overdose of Martifur.
Missed Dose of Martifur
If you have forgotten a dose, take it as soon you remember and go back to your usual dosing schedule. If the time to take the next dose is near, leave the forgotten dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to compensate the forgotten one.
- Take the tablets for as long as your doctor recommended.
What are the side effects of Martifur?
Like other medicines, Martifur may cause adverse effects. Seek medical attention, in case the given troubles arise:
- Rust colored urine
- Itching in the vagina
- Vaginal discharge
- Problems related to the stomach
- Mild diarrhea
The adverse reactions of Martifur can be dangerous also. Visit the doctor immediately, in the following situations.
- Sleeping problems
- Severe Dizziness
- Problems related to the vision
- Appetite loss
- Pain in the chest
- Infection in the upper area of the stomach
- Yellowing of the skin and eyes
- Change in the color of urine
- Change the color of stools
- Optic neuritis
What medications interact with Martifur?
Avoid consuming Martifur, if you are taking the medicines that are given below:
- Magnesium Salicylates
- Choline magnesium
When should Martifur not be used?
Tell the doctor, before consuming Martifur as it can negatively interact with the given medicines and cause various, unexpected adverse effects:
- If you are hypersensitive to the drug, or its components.
- If you are suffering from liver or kidney disorders.
- If you are consuming any prescription or nonprescription medicines.
- If you are suffering from diabetes.
- If you are a woman of childbearing potential. You should discuss the positives and negatives of taking Martifur, at the time of pregnancy.
- Breastfeeding women are advised not to take Martifur as it may pass into the breast milk and harm the nursing baby.
- The drug may cause dizziness. Do not drive or use machinery, while taking Martifur as these activities may require a high degree of mental attention.
How should Martifur be stored?
- Do not forget to see the expiry date of the product.
- Place the medicine away from children.
- Store Martifur tablets at a room temperature, away from heat and moisture.
- Always keep the written record of your medications.
- Avoid freezing the tablets.
- Do not share your medicines with your near and dear ones.