Monurol (Oral)

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Monurol (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Monurol (Oral)

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Monurol (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Fosfomycin (fos-foe-MYE-sin) Treats urinary tract infections (UTI).

When To Not Use Monurol (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to fosfomycin.

How Should You Use Monurol (Oral)


  • The medicine is an orange-flavored powder that must be mixed with water before using. Never swallow the medicine in its dry form.
  • Open the packet and pour all of the powder into 3 or 4 ounces (1/2 cup) of water. You should not use hot water.
  • Stir until the powder is dissolved, and drink the medicine right away.
  • You may take fosfomycin with or without food.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • You should only use one dose of the medicine to treat your UTI.

Proper Monurol (Oral) Storage

Store Monurol (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Monurol (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Monurol (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are using any medicine that causes food to move more quickly through your stomach, such as metoclopramide (Reglan®) or cisapride (Propulsid®).

Monurol (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Tell your doctor if you have kidney disease before using this medicine.
  • Only one dose of this medicine is needed to treat your UTI. The medicine stays in your body for about 3 1/2 days to fight the infection.
  • If symptoms are not better after 2 or 3 days, tell your doctor.
  • Drink plenty of liquids, especially cranberry juice and water, to help clear up your infection.

Monurol (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Rash or hives
  • Swelling of face, throat, or lips
  • Wheezing or trouble breathing
  • Chest tightness, fast heartbeat
  • Unexplained fever, chills, or sore throat
  • Vision changes
  • Yellowing of skin or eyes
  • Severe stomach pain
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea, upset stomach
  • Vaginal pain or discharge
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

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Kim, USA Troy Ohio - 04/07/2018

I don't like the way it made me feel. It seems to make my restless leg syndrome worse it started in the afternoon. I guess better than having to go to the hospital for iv antibiotic.


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Grace, St.Albert, Canada - 03/04/2018

monurol always works for me.At age 67 it has been 3 years since my last UIT. I highly recommend it. No side effects ever.