NOVEFOS POWDER

SKU: AH_NEP_4214 Category:

Generic : Fosfomycin (3gm)

Treatment Bacterial infections of urinary tract

Pack size  : 8.0 gm in 1 sachet

Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$8.97

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Novefos Powder belongs to a group of medicines known as antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria, which can cause infections. This medicine is used to treat or prevent infections of the urinary tract. It helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Novefos Powder should be taken regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, diarrhea, dizziness, vaginal inflammation and indigestion. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve even after two to three days or if these side effects bother or worry you.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks while using this medicine. It may make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

 

BENEFITS OF NOVEFOS POWDER

In Bacterial infections of urinary tract

Novefos Powder works by stopping the growth of the bacteria in the urine that cause urinary tract infections. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

 

HOW TO USE NOVEFOS POWDER

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Novefos Powder is to be taken empty stomach.

 

HOW NOVEFOS POWDER WORKS

Novefos Powder is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria in the urinary tract by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. It also reduces bacterial attachment to cells lining the bladder. This helps treat or prevent uncomplicated infections of the bladder.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Novefos Powder. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Novefos Powder may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Novefos Powder is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Novefos Powder may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Novefos Powder should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novefos Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Novefos Powder is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Novefos Powder in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • METOCLOPRAMIDE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE NOVEFOS POWDER?

If you miss a dose of Novefos Powder, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Novefos

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vaginal inflammation
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

FAQs

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Q. How do you take Novefos Powder?

Usually, Novefos Powder is available in the form of granules. It is to be taken orally after dissolving in half a glass of water. Stir the medicine properly to dissolve in water. Do not use hot water. You should not take the dry granules orally without dissolving it in water. Do consult your doctor before you take this medication and follow the directions exactly as directed.

Q. How quickly does Novefos Powder work?

The response of an antibiotic for infection may vary from person to person. Usually, the benefit is seen in few days. The exact response time of the medicine will vary with the severity of infection and other factors. Consult your doctor for detailed information and follow the instructions as directed.

Q. Can I eat after taking Novefos Powder?

It is better if Novefos Powder is taken in empty stomach either 1 hour before or at least 2 hours after meals. It is advised to take the preparation immediately after dissolving in water. You should consult your doctor before you take the medicines and follow the instructions as given.

Q. Can Novefos Powder give you diarrhea?

Yes, Novefos Powder, when taken orally can lead to diarrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Novefos Powder. In some cases, it can be severe too. It may persist for sometime even after stopping the use of Novefos Powder, in few cases only. Inform your doctor about this and do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. Are there chances of having severe allergic reaction with Novefos Powder?

Yes, there are chances of having severe allergic reactions also called as anaphylaxis which can be life-threatening. However, these are very rare. Do consult your doctor before starting this medication and inform him about all medicines and things you are allergic to.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  –  8.0 gm

pack form  – Sachet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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