GENERIC NAME: FOSFOMYCIN TROMETHAMINE - ORAL (foss-foh-MY-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Monurol
USES: This medication is an antibiotic used to treat bladder infections (e.g., acute cystitis or lower urinary tract infections) in women. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Fosfomycin should not be used to treat infections outside the bladder (e.g., kidney infections such as pyelonephritis or perinephric abscesses).This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
HOW TO USE: Use 1 packet (sachet) only. This is a single-dose treatment. Always mix this drug with water. Pour the contents of 1 packet (sachet) into at least a half glass (4 ounces or 120 milliliters) of cold water and stir. Do not use warm or hot water. Drink the mixture immediately. This drug may be taken with or without food.Symptoms should improve within 2 to 3 days after taking this drug. If symptoms persist or worsen, contact your doctor promptly.
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