Fosfomycin

Fosfomycin treats urinary tract infections. It must be mixed with water before taking it. Fosfomycin can cause diarrhea, vaginal itching, nausea, and headache.

Fosfomycin Overview

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Fosfomycin is a prescription medication used to treat urinary tract infections. Fosfomycin belongs to a group of drugs called antibiotics. It works by killing the bacteria that causes urinary tract infections. 

This medication comes as granules that must be mixed with water and then taken by mouth immediately after dissolving. It is usually taken once as a single dose, with or without food.

Common side effects of fosfomycin include diarrhea, vaginal itching, nausea, and headache. Fosfomycin can also cause dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how fosfomycin affects you.

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Uses of Fosfomycin

Fosfomycin is a prescription medication used to treat uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Fosfomycin Brand Names

Fosfomycin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Fosfomycin Drug Class

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