Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S


Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is prescribed to treat urinary tract infections 

Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S contains Fosfomycin 

Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is taken orally (via mouth) 

Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is commonly prescribed to adults 

Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be administered under doctor’s advisement










Fosfomycin 500 mg


Tabros Pharma (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required


How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition


Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is an antibiotic that performs the main function of treating bladder infections in women such as acute cystitis or urinary tract infection. Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is specially manufactured to treat bacterial infections and will not work if consumed to treat viral infections. The medicine should only be consumed on the prescription of a doctor and should not be consumed for problems other than its relevant functions such as kidney problems, as that may lead to side effects.

 The medicine intake should be done orally (by mouth) as the patient is required to consume the capsule with the help of water to help it flow down the throat easily. The results commonly take up to 2-3 days to notice. Doctors should be informed about the patient having any sort of kidney problem before being prescribed Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S. Patients are required to not consume alcohol or smoke marijuana as it can cause extreme dizziness.

 The medicine might also contain components of sugar hence the patients with diabetes are required to consult a doctor about the intake of medicine. The most common side effect that the Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S causes is diarrhea which eventually stops when the consumption of medicine is discontinued. Other side effects can include nausea, headache, dizziness, unusual weakness, or vision changes. If Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S causes blood in the stool, then the patient is required to inform the doctor right away.


Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S can be used to treat:

  •     urinary tract infection
  •     Acute cystitis

 How To Use {{Product}}

Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally with water to help the tablet flow down the throat easily. It can be consumed with or without food and should not be chewed or crushed. Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S should be ingested only as directed by the medical expert. The medicine should be consumed daily if instructed by the doctor, if another medicine is recommended along with Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S by the doctor then it should not be forgotten and ingested accordingly as many times as directed by the doctor.

 How Does The {{Product}} Work

Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is an antibiotic that performs the function of killing bacteria or stopping them from doing any damage inside the body by stopping their reproduction which also supports the body’s immune system to fight the bacterial infection.


 Child Dosage

The product is not recommended to children under the age of 12. Children ranging between 12-18 are commonly prescribed half the dosage prescribed to adults in severe cases if considered necessary by the doctor. Mostly 250 mg capsules to be consumed every 6 hours are prescribed to children below 18.

 Adult Dosage

Adults have usually prescribed a 500mg capsule every 6 hours, but it can vary by the patient’s health and reaction to medicine.

 Pregnancy Use and Lactation

The medicine has shown no risk or damage to pregnant women or their fetus, but they are still required to avoid and only consume it if considered highly necessary and under the supervision of a medical expert.

The nursing mothers are advised to refrain from the consumption of Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S as it possibly can be excreted in breast milk. If the consumption of medicine is highly necessary, it is advised that breastfeeding be discontinued for some time being. The excretion of medicine in breastmilk has shown no signs of damage or risk but it can still be a potential risk to consume medicine while nursing.


Please inform your doctor about any of the following conditions or their history before using Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S

  •     Diabetes
  •     Kidney problem
  •     Renal impairment
  •     Hypersensitivity to the active substance in medicine
  •     Haemodialysis


  •     Breastfeeding
  •     Diabetic patient
  •     Kidney problem
  •     Diarrhea
  •     Hypertension
  •     Pulmonary edema
  •     Renal impairment
  •     Cardiac insufficiency
  •     hypernatraemia

 Interactions With Other Medicines

  •     antacids
  •     Metoclopramide
  •     Probenecid
  •     Cimetidine

 Adverse Effects

 Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S has certain side effects which include

  •     Nausea
  •     Headache
  •     Dizziness
  •     Sore throat
  •     Back pain
  •     Vaginal itching/ discharge
  •     Weakness
  •     Diarrhea

 Rare Effects

  •     Vision changes
  •     Severe diarrhea
  •     Blood in stool
  •     Stomach pain/ cramping

 How TO Cope with Some Adverse Effects

  1. Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  2. Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea- Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.
  3. Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak- If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects
  4. Blurred vision- this side effect tends to go away on its own if a few days; patients are advised to not operate heavy machinery or drive any motorized vehicles in the meantime. If blurred vision persists, please contact your doctor.
  5. Weakness- Patients experiencing this adverse effect are advised to take deep breaths, intake tea or coffee, get a good night’s rest, and not overburden themselves for a few days.



Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

 Q2. HOW TO STORE Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

 Q3. WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

An extra dose or two of Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is not known to cause any harm but excess ingestion of Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is a cause for concern and should be avoided and immediately reported to the doctor as it may lead to serious side effects such as fainting, breathlessness, and irregular heartbeats.

 Q4. WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Q5. WILL Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

Q6. Can I Take Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S During My Pregnancy?

Yes, Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

Q7. WILL Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S AFFECT MY FERTILITY?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.


Yes. It can cause dizziness as one of the most common side effects. If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during your treatment, as it may worsen the dizziness.

Q9. CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Focin 500mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

Alcohol is also known to lower your blood pressure which if taken with the medication may lead to extreme dizziness. It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during your treatment


This medication is known to make you dizzy hence if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.