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Spinal cord injury with traumatic paraplegia. Have UTI, Constipation. Reason?

I m 25 yrs old Spinal cord injury patient with traumatic paraplegia . I pass urine by Clean Intermittent Catheter bcoz of which recently i suffered Urine tract Infection. My culture & sensitivity test reported infect.due to bacteria Escherichia coli . hence my doc urologist advised me to take caps NIFTRAN 100 mg, one per day for TWO MONTHS. Since the course i m experiencing its side effects such as constipation, hard stools & shoulder nerve pain. i just want to know will it have its effect on kidneys???
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Thank for asking to HCM
I really appreciate concern sorry bout the accident, the medicine you have been taking for urinary tract infection and the constipation does not cause any harm to kidney, for the constipation better to drink more water this would also help in infection, and have more fibber containing diet, wish you a rapid recovery and take good care of yourself, hope this information helps you have nice day.
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