The dose of a drug and dosage of the drug are two different terminologies. Dose is defined as the quantity or amount of medicine given by the doctor or taken by the patient at a given period. Dosage is the regimen prescribed by the doctor about how many days and how many times per day the drug is to be taken in specified dose by the patient. The dose is expressed in mg for tablets or gm, micro gm sometimes, ml for syrups or drops for kids syrups. The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.
Adult: 200-400 mg tid.
Adult: As pessary and/or ointment: Use at night for 10 days.
Interactions are the effects that happen when the drug is taken along with the food or when taken with other medications. Suppose if you are taking a drug Nifuratel, it may have interactions with specific foods and specific medications. It will not interact with all foods and medications. The interactions vary from drug to drug. You need to be aware of interactions of the medicine you take. Most medications may interact with alcohol, tobacco, so be cautious.
Disulfiram-like reaction with alcohol.
The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Nifuratel are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Nifuratel. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.
2 consumers reported frequency of use
How frequently do I need to take Nifuratel? It was reported by ndrugs.com website users that Nifuratel should ideally be taken 3 times in a day as the most common frequency of the Nifuratel. You should you adhere strictly to the instructions and guidelines provided by your doctor on how frequently this Nifuratel should be taken. Get another patient's view on how frequent the capsule should be used by clicking here.
3 times in a day
Once in a day
1 consumer reported doses
What doses of Nifuratel drug you have used? The drug can be in various doses. Most anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive drugs, pain killers, or antibiotics are in different low and high doses and prescribed by the doctors depending on the severity and demand of the condition suffered by the patient. In our reports, ndrugs.com website users used these doses of Nifuratel drug in following percentages. Very few drugs come in a fixed dose or a single dose. Common conditions, like fever, have almost the same doses, e.g., [acetaminophen, 500mg] of drug used by the patient, even though it is available in various doses.
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Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology