Substitutes for Fosforal
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Medicine Overview of Fosforal Sachet
Uses of Fosforal Sachet
Fosforal 3000mg Sachet is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.
Side effects of Fosforal Sachet
Abdominal pain, Headache, Diarrhoea.
How to use Fosforal Sachet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. It is better to take Fosforal 3000mg Sachet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Fosforal Sachet works
Fosforal 3000mg sachet is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that causes infection.
In Depth Information on Fosforal Sachet
Expert advice for Fosforal Sachet
- Only one dose of fosfomycin is needed to treat your UTI. Once taken, the medicine will continue to fight the infection.
- The medicine is in powder form that must be mixed with water before using. Do not mix it with hot water and never swallow the medicine in its dry form.
- If you are prescribed with tetracycline, take it at least 2 hours before or after you take fosfomycin.
- Discuss with your doctor if you have diarrhea or any kidney disease.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as fosfomycin may make you dizzy.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Fosforal 3000mg Sachet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fosforal 3000mg Sachet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Fosforal 3000mg Sachet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.+more
Caution should be advised in infants less than 2 months of age...
Caution should be advised in infants less than 2 months of age
Fosforal 3000mg Sachet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Fosforal 3000mg Sachet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function....
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Fosforal 3000mg Sachet
Frequently asked questions for Fosfomycin
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
Fosforal works against pseudomonas, klebsiella and proteus but not against group b strep.