Novefos Powder

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Composition for Novefos 3gm Powder

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Medicine Overview of Novefos Powder

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Uses of Novefos Powder

Novefos Powder is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections of urinary tract.
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Side effects of Novefos Powder

Common

Abdominal pain, Headache, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Novefos Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Novefos Powder is to be taken empty stomach.

How Novefos Powder works

Novefos powder is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body. It also reduces bacterial attachment to cells lining the bladder.

In Depth Information on Novefos Powder

Expert advice for Novefos Powder

  • 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 Novefos.
  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Novefos Powder
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Novefos Powder 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.
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Lactation
Novefos Powder is probably safe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Novefos Powder may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Novefos Powder should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novefos Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Novefos Powder is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Novefos
Powder in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Novefos 3gm Powder

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
Novefos works against pseudomonas, klebsiella and proteus but not against group b strep.

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