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Consuming alcohol with Novefos does not cause any harmful side effects.
Novefos is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
Novefos is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Novefos may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Novefos should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novefos may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Novefo... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Novefos in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Novefos belongs to a group of medicines known as antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria, which can cause infections. This medicine is used to treat o... View More
Uses of Novefos
- Bacterial infections of urinary tract
Side effects of Novefos
- Vaginal inflammation
How to use Novefos
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... View More
How Novefos works
Novefos is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria in the urinary tract by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. It also reduces bact... View More
- Novefos is used to treat and prevent bacterial infections of the urinary tract.
- Dissolve it in a glass of water and drink immediately, preferably at bedtime, 2 hours after meals (after emptying the bladder).
- Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks, and drink plenty of water while taking Novefos.
- Diarrhea is a common side effect. Inform your doctor if it does not get better or if you see blood in stools.
- Novefos may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Symptoms should get better in 2 to 3 days of the single dose treatment. Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after 2 to 3 days.
Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (acute cystitis), Prostatitis
Reconstitution: Oral powd: Dissolve the contents of a single-dose sachet containing 3 g of the drug in 90-120 ml (half cup) of water of water and stir t... View More
Oral Urinary Tract Infection (Acute Cystitis) Acute cystitis caused by E. coli, E. faecalis Women >18 years: 1 sachet (3 g) PO once Males >18 years:... View More
Renal impairment: No dosage adjustment needed.
Hypersensitivity to fosfomycin.
Mode of Action
Fosfomycin is a phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) analogue that irreversibly inhibits enolpyruvate transferase (MurA), which prevents peptidoglycan biosynthesis... View More
Patient w/ cardiac insufficiency, HTN, hyperaldosteronism, hypernatraemia or pulmonary oedema. Renal impairment (IV). Pregnancy and lactation. Patient... View More
1-10% Anorexia,Diarrhea,Epigastric,Discomfort,Headache,Nausea,Rash,Vomiting <1% Dizziness,Drowsiness,Fatigue,Pruritus Potentially Fatal: Anaphyl... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: excreted in breast milk; not recommended
Additive or synergistic effect w/ β-lactam antibiotics (e.g. penicillin, ampicillin, cefazolin, carbapenems) and anti-staphylococcal agents (e.g. linezo... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More