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fosfomycin trometamol granules for oral solution (equivalent to 3g fosfomycin) (Monuril)

Advice

following an abbreviated submission:

fosfomycin trometamol (Monuril®) is accepted for use within NHS Scotland.

Indication under review:
• Treatment of acute lower uncomplicated urinary tract infections, caused by pathogens sensitive to fosfomycin in adult and adolescent females.
• Prophylaxis in diagnostic and surgical transurethral procedures.

Consideration should be given to national guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.

Unlicensed preparations of oral fosfomycin have been used in the NHS in Scotland. The availability of fosfomycin trometamol (Monuril®) provides a licensed preparation. Estimated patient numbers are expected to be small.

Drug Details

Drug Name: fosfomycin trometamol granules for oral solution (equivalent to 3g fosfomycin) (Monuril)
SMC Drug ID: 1163/16
Manufacturer: Profile Pharma Ltd
Indication: Treatment of acute lower uncomplicated urinary tract infections, caused by pathogens sensitive to fosfomycin in adult and adolescent females. • Prophylaxis in diagnostic and surgical transurethral procedures.
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 5.1 Antibacterial drugs
Submission Type: Abbreviated Submission
Status: Accepted
Date Advice Published: 12 September 2016

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