Fosfocin 4 gm Injection


Overview

Uses of Fosfocin Injection
Fosfocin 4 gm Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.
Fosfocin Injection side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pharyngitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Inflammation of the nose
How to use Fosfocin Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Fosfocin Injection works
Fosfocin 4 gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for their survival. It also reduces bacterial attachment to cells lining the bladder.
Fosfocin Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Fosfocin 4 gm Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Fosfocin 4 gm Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Fosfocin 4 gm Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fosfocin 4 gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fosfocin 4 gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fosfocin 4 gm Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fosfocin 4 gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

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  • Dissolve the content of the sachet in a glass of water and take at bedtime 2 hours after meals (after emptying the bladder).
  • Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks, and drink plenty of water when taking Fosfocin 4 gm Injection.
  • Diarrhea is a common side effect. Inform your doctor if it does not get better or if you see blood in stools.
  • Symptomatic improvement occurs within 2-3 days of the single dose treatment.

FAQs

Q. Is Fosfomycin a macrolide/sulfa drug/penicillin?
Fosfomycin is not macrolide/sulfa drug/penicillin. It is phosphonic acid derivative antibiotic
Q. Can you take Fosfomycin with penicillin allergy/ does fosfomycin contain penicillin?
Fosfomycon does not contain penicillin and it can be taken with penicillin allergy
Q. Does Fosfocin cover pseudomonas/ klebsiella/ proteus/ group b strep?
Fosfocin works against pseudomonas, klebsiella and proteus but not against group b strep.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Mercantile Chamber, 3rd Floor, 12, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001, India.
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