Some Potential Side Effects
Bladder infections caused by Escherichia coli Escherichia coli Infections Escherichia coli (E. coli) are a group of gram-negative bacteria that normally reside in the intestine of healthy people, but some strains can cause infection in the digestive... read more (E. coli) or Enterococcus faecalis
Infections caused by fosfomycin-susceptible bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotics, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Staphylococcus aureus is the most dangerous of all of the many common staphylococcal bacteria. These gram-positive, sphere-shaped (coccal) bacteria (see figure ) often cause skin infections... read more ) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci Enterococcal Infections Enterococcal infections are caused by a group of gram-positive, sphere-shaped (coccal) bacteria called enterococci, which normally reside in the intestine of healthy people but sometimes cause... read more *
Nausea and diarrhea
* These infections require intravenous fosfomycin (not yet available in the United States).