Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S

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Type

Sachet

Feature

3gm

Unit

'S

Formula

Fosfomycin Trometamol

Composition

Fosfomycin Trometamol 3 gm

Brand

Tabros Pharma (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

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

About

Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S is an antibiotic that performs the main function of treating bladder infections in women such as acute cystitis or urinary tract infection. Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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 often required to pour the sachet(1 dose) in 120ml or 3-4oz of cold water and stir the ingredients before drinking it. 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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S causes blood in the stool, then the patient is required to inform the doctor right away.

Indications

Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S can be used to treat:

  •     urinary tract infection
  •     Acute cystitis

 How To Use {{Product}}

Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S comes in a sachet that can vary in milligrams and is in powder form. The powder should be dissolved in a half-filled glass of cold water properly and the water should neither be warm nor cold and should be around 120 ml or 3-4oz. The solution should be consumed right after dissolving the medicine in water. The product can be consumed with or without water and should be consumed once a day, preferably at the same time every day.

 How Does The {{Product}} Work

Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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.

 Dosage

Child Dosage

The product is not recommended for children under the age of 12. Children ranging from 12-to 18 are commonly prescribed half the dosage prescribed to adults in severe cases if considered necessary by the doctor.

Adult Dosage

Adults have usually prescribed one sachet a day to be consumed with the help of water. A 3gm sachet powder is commonly prescribed once a day to be consumed with chilled water 120ml or 3-4oz and can take up to 2-3 days to show results.

Elderly Dosage

Elderly people have only prescribed the medicine if it seems highly necessary. The intake of the medicine is ensured by a medical expert’s supervision. The elderly are often prescribed 3gm or half the sachet in regards to their other health issues such as kidney problems.

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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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. 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.

Contraindications

Please inform your doctor about any of the following conditions or their history before using Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S

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

Precautions

  •     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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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 a 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.

FAQs

Q1. CAN Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S BE USED IF PATIENT IS HAVING FLU SYMPTOMS?

Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

Q2. HOW TO STORE Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S?

Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S?

An extra dose or two of Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S is not known to cause any harm but excess ingestion of Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S During My Pregnancy?

Yes,Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

Q7. WILL Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S AFFECT MY FERTILITY?

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

Q8. CAN Focin Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘S CAUSE DIZZINESS? IF SO, HOW SHOULD I MANAGE IT?

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 Ultra 3gm Sachet 1 ‘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

Q10. CAN I DRIVE AFTER TAKING THIS MEDICATION?

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