Novefos Tablet

Novefos Tablet

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Introduction

Novefos Tablet belongs to a group of medicines known as antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria, which can cause infections. This medicine is used to treat or prevent infections of the urinary tract. It helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Novefos Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach, preferably before bedtime, after emptying the bladder. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, dizziness, vaginal inflammation and indigestion. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve even after two to three days or if these side effects bother or worry you.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks while using this medicine. It may make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Uses of Novefos Tablet

Side effects of Novefos Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Novefos

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vaginal inflammation
  • Indigestion

How to use Novefos Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Novefos Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Novefos Tablet works

Novefos Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria in the urinary tract by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. It also reduces bacterial attachment to cells lining the bladder. This helps treat or prevent uncomplicated infections of the bladder.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Novefos Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novefos Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novefos Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Novefos Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Novefos Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novefos Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Novefos Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Novefos Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.