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Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm

Manufacturer

DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD

Composition

FOSFOMYCIN-0

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1 Powder

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Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm

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About Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm

Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm belongs to a class of drugs called 'antibiotics' used to treat bacterial infections. A Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm in powder and granules form is used to prevent or treat the urinary tract's bacterial infections. Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm in injection form is used to treat bacterial infections of bones, lung, brain, bladder and kidney. A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria grows in the body and cause infection. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly.

The Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm contains Fosfomycin that works by inhibiting the formation of the bacterial cell wall (a protective covering) necessary for survival. Thereby, kills bacteria. Also, Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm decreases the attachment of bacteria to cells lining the urinary bladder, thereby preventing bladder infection caused by E Coli bacteria. 

Take Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience dizziness, headache, indigestion, vaginal inflammation, stomach pain, retching (nearly vomit) or rash with redness of the skin. Most of these side effects of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm. Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm in oral form is not recommended for children below 12 years of age. Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm is contraindicated in patients with severe kidney problems and patients undergoing haemodialysis (a process of purifying blood by filtering out extra fluids and wastes when kidneys are not working). If you notice blood in stools or have severe stomach pain with diarrhoea, contact your doctor immediately. If you have high blood pressure, hypernatraemia (high levels of sodium in the blood), hyperaldosteronism (excessive production of aldosterone hormone), pulmonary oedema (accumulation of fluid in the lungs), kidney or heart problems, inform your doctor before taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm.

Uses of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm

Bacterial infections, Bladder infection

Directions for Use

Use Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm as prescribed by a doctor. Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm in oral form should be taken on an empty stomach, preferably before bedtime after emptying the bladder. Dissolve the contents of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm in a glass of water, mix it and consume immediately. The injection form of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm is given as an intravenous (into a vein) infusion (drip) by a doctor or nurse. Do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Vaginal inflammation
  • Stomach pain
  • Retching (nearly vomit)
  • Rash with redness of the skin

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

If you are allergic to Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm. Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm in oral form is not recommended for children below 12 years of age. Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm is contraindicated in patients with severe kidney problems and patients undergoing haemodialysis (a process of purifying blood by filtering out extra fluids and wastes when kidneys are not working). If you notice blood in stools or have severe stomach pain with diarrhoea, contact your doctor immediately. If you have high blood pressure, hypernatraemia (high levels of sodium in the blood), hyperaldosteronism (excessive production of aldosterone hormone), pulmonary oedema (accumulation of fluid in the lungs), kidney or heart problems, inform your doctor before taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    The interaction of alcohol with Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm.

  • Pregnancy

    Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm is a category B pregnancy drug and is given to pregnant women only if the doctor thinks benefits outweigh risks. Please consult a doctor if you are pregnant.

  • Breast Feeding

    Small amounts of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm are excreted in human milk. Therefore, it is given to breastfeeding mothers only if the doctor thinks benefits are greater than risks.

  • Driving

    Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm may cause dizziness, vision problems, tiredness or confusion in some people. Therefore, avoid driving if you notice any of these symptoms after taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm.

  • Liver

    Take Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Kidney

    Take Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. Avoid using Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm if you have severe kidney problems.

Other Information (FOS0069)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

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FAQs

Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm contains Fosfomycin that works by inhibiting the formation of the bacterial cell wall (a protective covering) necessary for their survival. Thereby, kills bacteria. Also, Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm decreases the attachment of bacteria to cells lining the urinary bladder.

You are recommended to avoid taking a live typhoid vaccine for at least 3 days after completing the course of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm as Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm may decrease the activity of the vaccine. However, please inform your doctor that you are on treatment with Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm before taking any vaccine.

Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm in injection form may cause abnormal heart rhythm, muscle twitching or confusion due to high levels of sodium or low levels of potassium in the blood. However, if you experience any of these symptoms, please inform your doctor immediately.

Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm is not recommended in patients undergoing haemodialysis (a process of purifying blood by filtering out extra fluids and wastes when kidneys are not working) as the excretion of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm may be reduced in such patients leading to accumulation of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm in the body. However, please inform your doctor that you are undergoing haemodialysis before taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm so that alternative medicine may be prescribed.

Yes, Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm may cause diarrhoea as a common side effect. However, if the condition persists or worsens with fever, severe stomach pain or if you notice blood in stools, please consult a doctor immediately as these might be signs of large intestine infection.

You are not recommended to take Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm with metoclopramide as co-administration of these two medicines may reduce the absorption of Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm. However, please consult your doctor before taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm with other medicines.

You are not recommended to stop taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the infection or cause recurring symptoms. Therefore, complete the full course of antibiotic and take Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm for as long as your doctor has prescribed it and if you experience any difficulty while taking Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm, please consult your doctor.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA

Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm

Fosidal 3gm Sachet 8gm

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