What is Monurol and why is it prescribed?
Monurol is an antibiotic used to treat bladder infections in women. You need take only one dose of Monurol. Additional doses won't speed a cure, but will make side effects more likely. If your symptoms do not improve in 2 to 3 days, contact your physician.

How should you take Monurol?
Follow your doctors directions for taking Monurol. Monurol is packaged in a sachet, which contains granules of the drug. Open the sachet and pour the contents in 3 or 4 ounces (half a cup) of cold water, stir to dissolve, and drink immediately. Do not use hot water. Do not take the drug in its dry form. The solution can be taken with or without food. Only one dose is needed. Store Monurol at room temperature.

Are there any Monurol side effects?
Monurol side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. More common Monurol side effects may include diarrhea, headache, nausea, and vaginal inflammation. Less common Monurol side effects may include dizziness, indigestion, and weakness.

What are the possible food and drug interactions when taking Monurol?
If Monurol is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Be sure to inform your doctor of all the prescription and over the counter medications you are taking. Check with your doctor before combining Monurol with Reglan, a drug that speeds digestion. Reglan and similar drugs will reduce Monurol's effectiveness.

Are there any special warnings about Monurol?
Call your doctor if symptoms fail to improve within 2 to 3 days. You may need a different prescription.

Information on this website is provided for educational purposes and should not replace discussions with your doctor.


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