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Consuming alcohol with Fosfocin 3 does not cause any harmful side effects.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fosfocin 3 is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, th... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fosfocin 3 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Fosfocin 3 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Fosfocin 3 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fosfocin 3 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of ... View More
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There is limited information available on the use of Fosfocin 3 in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Fosfocin 3 belongs to a group of medicines known as antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria, which can cause infections. This medicine is used to trea... View More
Uses of Fosfocin 3
- Bacterial infections of urinary tract
Side effects of Fosfocin 3
- Vaginal inflammation
How to use Fosfocin 3
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 Fosfocin 3 works
Fosfocin 3 is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria in the urinary tract by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. It also reduces b... View More
- Fosfocin 3 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 Fosfocin 3.
- Diarrhea is a common side effect. Inform your doctor if it does not get better or if you see blood in stools.
- Fosfocin 3 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