fosfomycin

(redirected from Fosfomycin tromethamine)

antibacterial

 [an″te-, an″ti-bak-tēr´e-al]
1. destroying or suppressing the growth or reproduction of bacteria.
2. an agent having such properties.

fosfomycin

/fos·fo·my·cin/ (fos-fo-mi´sin) an antibacterial agent active against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, used in the treatment of urinary tract infection; administered orally as the tromethamine salt.

fosfomycin

a urinary antiinfective.
indications It is used to treat infections of the urinary tract caused by Enterococcus faecalis and Escherichia coli.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Adverse effects include vaginitis, dysuria, hematuria, menstrual disorder, fever, insomnia, somnolence, migraine, asthenia, nervousness, constipation, dry mouth, flatulence, increased SGPT, dyspepsia, and pruritus. Common side effects are headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, and rash.

fosfomycin

a phosphonic acid compound with antibacterial activity.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Urine culture revealed Klebsiella pneumoniae, and fosfomycin tromethamine (Monurol[R]) 3 gm by mouth once a week for three weeks was prescribed.
Contract awarded for acquisition of fosfomycin tromethamine medicine granules for 3g oral solution on monodosis.
Fosfomycin tromethamine granules for 3g oral solution on monodosis.
In the United States, only an oral formulation containing fosfomycin tromethamine is approved for clinical use.
Fosfomycin tromethamine, an old broad spectrum bactericidal antibiotic, acts by inhibiting the peptidoglycan synthesis, thus inhibiting the cell wall formation of bacteria.