Monural - broad-spectrum antibiotic

January 21, 2010

  • Monural - broad-spectrum antibiotic
  • Broad-spectrum antibiotics

 Monural used to treat urinary tract infections and cystitis (bladder infection). This drug is an antibiotic, i.e. kill bacteria and prevent their proliferation. He did not like to treat colds, flu and other viral infections. Monural produced in the form of granules, of which the solution is prepared for oral administration. Taking this medicine, you need to exactly follow the instructions on the package.

To prepare a dose, pour the entire contents of one packet into a glass and pour to 90-100 ml of cold water. Stir until complete dissolution of the drug. Do not use hot water. Take Monural as soon as possible after the preparation of the solution.

The solution should still drink some fluid. If, within two or three days after the start of Monural you do not notice an improvement, contact your doctor.

 Monural - broad-spectrum antibiotic


  • Acute bacterial cystitis Cystitis: urgently take action  Cystitis: urgently take action
   or recurrent bacterial cystitis.
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  • Prevention and treatment of postoperative urinary tract infections.
  • Bacteriuria during pregnancy.

Before you start taking Monural should inform your doctor if you are allergic to any components of the drug, if you are taking any medications, especially cisapride (Propulsid) and metoclopramide (Reglan), and non-prescription medications, herbs, dietary supplements Food additives - basic classification  Food additives - basic classification
   and vitamins. In addition, it is necessary to inform your doctor if you have ever had asthma or liver disease, if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or suspect you may be pregnant. It should also be borne in mind that Monural can make diarrhea worse, but usually the patient's diarrhea is not an obstacle to the appointment of the drug.

Forgetting to take a dose Monural, take it as soon as you remember. However, if before the next dose have little time, skip it; it is not necessary to double the dose if you forget to take the medication.

 Monural - broad-spectrum antibiotic


Monural not be taken in case of hypersensitivity to the drug (its active ingredient is fosfomycin trometamol) with severe renal insufficiency and in patients younger than 5 years. Women who are breastfeeding is recommended during treatment monuralom interrupt breastfeeding.

 Monural - broad-spectrum antibiotic

Side effects

The most common side effect is diarrhea Monural. In addition, patients taking this drug may experience nausea, itching in the vagina, runny nose (allergic-like rather than colds) and back pain. Usually these symptoms disappear within a few days after the deadline and after Monural. If they persist for a long time, consult your doctor.

When symptoms such as swelling in the mouth and throat, yellowish skin or eyes, fever, rash, joint pain Joint pain - how to understand what is going on?  Joint pain - how to understand what is going on?
   you should immediately consult your doctor. If because of swelling in the throat of a man begins to choke, call an ambulance.

Cystitis: urgently take action

January 8, 2009

  • Cystitis: urgently take action
  • Why can begin
  • Risk factors and complications
  • Call a doctor
  • Treatment

 Cystitis - an infection of the bladder, but the term is often used to refer to a variety of diseases of the lower urinary tract. The most common symptoms of cystitis Cystitis - symptoms: spasms, cramps and discomfort  Cystitis - symptoms: spasms, cramps and discomfort
   - It's more frequent than normal urination and a burning sensation during urination.


How is the disease of cystitis?

The infection caused by intestinal bacteria - is the most common cause of the disease, especially in women, because they have shorter urethra than men. Normally, urine is sterile - which means it has no bacteria.

Approximately 20-40% of women at least once in a lifetime developing cystitis - that is, into the bladder penetrate bacteria. But it does happen, especially in older women, the presence of bacteria in the bladder is not accompanied by any symptoms.

The bacteria may be in the bladder Urinary bladder - structure and function  Urinary bladder - structure and function
   for several reasons. One of them may be inadequate emptying of the bladder and urine stasis. This may happen because of some medicinal drugs (such as antidepressants), sedentary lifestyle, constipation. Even if after each visit to the toilet in the bladder urine is very little, it may lead to the development of cystitis.



This factor is particularly important for women, as they have shorter urethra than men, and it is located relatively close to the anus. Using toilet paper, you need to make movements toward the anus, and in any case, not vice versa - so you reduce the likelihood of getting intestinal bacteria into the bladder. In addition, great importance is the purity of sanitary equipment - if you are not sure about it, do not sit on it.


Congenital deformity of the urinary tract

When repetitive urinary tract infections, especially among boys and young men, it is important to undergo a medical examination. Perhaps there are congenital anomalies of the urinary tract that prevent complete emptying of the bladder.



Almost every person who is a catheter into the bladder to penetrate the bacteria, but this is usually not accompanied by any symptoms. If you change the catheter may appear small sores that increase the risk of cystitis and even a blood infection.


Enlarged prostate

An enlarged prostate in older men prevents complete emptying of the bladder. Young men like symptoms can occur in such disorders as prostatitis Prostatitis: how to deal with pain  Prostatitis: how to deal with pain
   (infection of the prostate) and urethritis Urethritis - a very male disease  Urethritis - a very male disease
   (infection of the urethra).



The likelihood of developing the disease during pregnancy increases significantly. And if you can usually just wait until it passes by itself, then it is sure to cystitis in pregnant women should be treated. Otherwise, increases the risk of kidney infection and premature birth (during late pregnancy).


Cystitis honeymoon

Cystitis in women is often associated with an increase in sexual activity. In men, no association was observed.


Diseases, sexually transmitted

Gonorrhea and chlamydia are among the pathogens of cystitis. In these diseases can also be observed vaginal bleeding, pain during sexual intercourse, and inflammation of the cervix. Diseases, sexually transmitted diseases among young and sexually active men can cause symptoms similar to the symptoms of cystitis. When they occur you should immediately consult a doctor.



Cystitis is caused by the parasite is most common in people of Northern Africa and Central Asia, as well as tourists visiting these regions.



The sharp decline in the level of sex hormones in women after menopause entails many changes in the body. In particular, significantly increases the risk of developing the disease.


Contact dermatitis

For women using various disinfectants for genitals, such as deodorants, there may be symptoms similar with the symptoms of cystitis. In fact, these are signs of contact dermatitis.