fosfomycin tromethamine - oral, Monurol (cont.)
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.
SIDE EFFECTS: Diarrhea, nausea, stomach upset, headache, or dizziness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: vaginal discomfort, stomach/abdominal pain.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: vision changes, dark urine, yellowing of the eyes/skin, unusual weakness.This medication may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition (Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea) due to a type of resistant bacteria. This condition may occur weeks to months after treatment has stopped. Tell your doctor immediately if you develop: persistent diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain/cramping, blood/mucus in your stool.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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