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Monurol Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is fosfomycin (Monurol)?
- What are the possible side effects of fosfomycin (Monurol)?
- What is the most important information I should know about fosfomycin (Monurol)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking fosfomycin (Monurol)?
- How should I take fosfomycin (Monurol)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Monurol)?
- What happens if I overdose (Monurol)?
- What should I avoid while taking fosfomycin (Monurol)?
- What other drugs will affect fosfomycin (Monurol)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Monurol)?
Since fosfomycin is usually taken only once as needed, you are not likely to be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Monurol)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Symptoms of a fosfomycin overdose may include loss of balance, hearing problems, or an unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth.
What should I avoid while taking fosfomycin (Monurol)?
Fosfomycin can cause side effects that may impair your balance, thinking, or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect fosfomycin (Monurol)?
Before using fosfomycin, tell your doctor if you are also using metoclopramide (Reglan). You may not be able to use fosfomycin, or you may need dosage adjustments or special tests during treatment.
There may be other drugs that can affect fosfomycin. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has information about fosfomycin written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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