Is fosfomycin available in the UK?

Is fosfomycin available in the UK?

This is the only marketed brand of Fosfomycin 3g sachet currently available in the UK, licensed for the treatment of acute lower uncomplicated urinary tract infections, caused by pathogens sensitive to fosfomycin in adults and adolescent females.

How effective is Monuril?

High success rates were attained using the single dose in asymptomatic bacteriurias (78.1%), in lower uncomplicated symptomatic UTIs (89.5%), as well as in UTIs of the female (85.3%) and community-acquired UTIs (97.4%).

Can I buy Monurol over the counter?

A fosfomycin sachet is a prescription medication and one cannot just buy fosfomycin online. Additionally, fosfomycin OTC (over the counter) is not available at pharmacies in the United States because of the prescription requirement.

How long does it take Monuril to work?

It is important that this medication be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. You should notice improvement in your symptoms within 2 to 3 days. If your symptoms do not improve by the fourth day, you should contact your doctor.

What is the brand name of fosfomycin?


Clinical data
Trade names Monuril, Monurol, others
Other names Phosphomycin, phosphonomycin, fosfomycin tromethamine
AHFS/ Monograph
MedlinePlus a697008

Is Monurol a good antibiotic?

Fosfomycin (Monurol) is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It should not be used in women who are pregnant or planning on getting pregnant.

Does Monurol work immediately?

I love Monurol medication because it is a one stop shop for a painful UTI. You pour the orange-flavored granules into 4 oz of room-temp water. You’re UTI will start to go away within approximately 45 minutes.

Can I get antibiotics for UTI without seeing a doctor UK?

A stand-by antibiotic is a prescription you can take to a pharmacy the next time you have symptoms of cystitis without needing to visit a GP first. Continuous antibiotics are taken for several months to prevent further episodes of cystitis.