Novefos Sachet 8gm
Novefos Sachet 8gm

Novefos Sachet 8gm

By SUN PHARMA
8g Oral Powder in Sachet
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Medical Description

Novefos Sachet 8gm contains fosfomycin, which is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of the urinary tract. It works by killing the bacteria responsible for the ...
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ContainsFosfomycin(3.0 G)
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Novefos 3 G

For the treatment of bacterial infection of the urinary tract.

Contraindications of Novefos 3 G

  • If you are allergic to fosfomycin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have severe kidney disease.
  • If you are undergoing a blood filtration procedure.

Side effects of Novefos 3 G

  • Indigestion
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling of female genitals (vulva and vagina)

Precautions and Warnings of Novefos 3 G

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Novefos Sachet 8gm during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the safety of this medicine in pregnant women. You can use Novefos Sachet 8gm only if prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Novefos Sachet 8gm while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine are known to be excreted in milk. This medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Novefos Sachet 8gm?
A:
This medicine can cause dizziness or tiredness. Avoid driving while on this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Novefos Sachet 8gm?
A:
Taking alcohol while on this medicine can increase dizziness and also make symptoms of urinary tract infection worse. Therefore, avoid alcohol consumption while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease.
  • You have loose motions after using this medicine.
  • You have difficulty in digestion of some sugar.

Mode of Action of Novefos 3 G

How Does It Work?

Novefos Sachet 8gm works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which results in killing the bacteria responsible for infection of the urinary tract.

Directions for Use of Novefos 3 G

  • Novefos Sachet 8gm should be taken on an empty stomach either 1 hour before a meal or at least 2 hours after a meal before bedtime and after emptying the urinary bladder.
  • It should be dissolved in a glass of water and mixture should be taken immediately.

Interactions of Novefos 3 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of medicines used in heartburn such as Metoclopramide decreases the blood concentration of this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor about all other medicines and supplements you are consuming before starting with Novefos Sachet 8gm

Storage and disposal of Novefos 3 G

  • Store at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Novefos 3 G

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose include hearing difficulty, loss of taste sensation, dizziness, loss of balance while walking, etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out t...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Novefos Sachet 8gm?

A: Novefos Sachet 8gm is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of the urinary tract.

Q: How Novefos Sachet 8gm works?

A: Novefos Sachet 8gm works by killing the bacteria responsible for infection of the urinary tract.

Q: When to take Novefos Sachet 8gm?

A: Novefos Sachet 8gm should be taken on an empty stomach either 1 hour before a meal or at least 2 hours after a meal before bedtime and after emptying the urinary bladder. This medicine should be dissolved in a glass of water and mixture should be taken immediately.

Q: Does Novefos Sachet 8gm causes loose motions?

A: Novefos Sachet 8gm is an antibiotic medicine and can cause loose motions as its side effect but it is not common.
Product Details
Brand
NOVEFOS
Country of Origin
India

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Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:44 AM (IST)
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