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Composition for Actirox 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Actirox 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Actirox Tablet

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Uses of Actirox Tablet

Actirox 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Actirox Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Actirox 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. Actirox 150mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Actirox Tablet works

Actirox 150mg Tablet is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Actirox Tablet

Expert advice for Actirox Tablet

  • Actirox will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete.
  • Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Actirox.
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Actirox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Actirox Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Actirox 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Actirox 150mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Actirox 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Actirox 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Actirox 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Actirox 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Actirox 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Actirox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Actirox 150mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Actirox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

Q. Is Actirox an antibiotic?
Actirox is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Actirox prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Actirox with food?
Actirox is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Actirox tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Actirox treat streptococcal throat infection?
Actirox is used to treat throat infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. It is also indicated for other upper respiratory tract infections like tonsillitis and sinusitis. If you think you are suffering from a streptococcal throat infection, please consult your doctor as it requires proper diagnosis before the start of antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Actirox with codeine?
Actirox can be taken with codeine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Actirox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Actirox can treat lower urinary tract infections i.e. infections of the urinary bladder and urethra. However, please consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition as it is important to diagnose the infection before start of antibiotics.
Q. Is Actirox safe?
Actirox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Actirox contain penicillin?
Actirox does not contain penicillin. Actirox belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Actirox affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Actirox can decrease the level or effect of estradiol (a component of contraceptive pill) by affecting the normal bacteria in the gut and you may need to take an extra precaution. Please consult your doctor before taking Actirox with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Actirox make you drowsy?
Actirox is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Actirox. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Actirox treat Chlamydia?
Actirox is active against chlamydia species and is used for the treatment of infections caused by chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment if you have been diagnosed with chlamydial infection.
Q. Does Actirox contain sulfur?
Actirox does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Actirox with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Actirox with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Actirox with paracetamol?
Actirox can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Actirox with ibuprofen?
Actirox can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Actirox with pseudoephedrine?
Actirox can be taken with pseudoephedrine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Actirox safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Actirox in pregnant women has not been established. Actirox should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Actirox a penicillin?
Actirox is not a penicillin. Actirox is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Actirox same as erythromycin?
Actirox and erythromycin are two different antibiotics which belong to the same group known as macrolides. However, they differ in the way they behave in the body. Actirox, as compared to erythromycin, is more acid-stable and reaches better concentrations in blood and is active against more bacteria as compared to erythromycin. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Actirox safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Actirox are excreted in the breast milk. Either breastfeeding or treatment of the mother should be discontinued as necessary. Please consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding and you are advised to take Actirox.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Actirox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Actirox with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Actirox with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Actirox with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Actirox with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Actirox with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Actirox with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Actirox with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Actirox with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Actirox with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Actirox with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Actirox with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Actirox with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra
Actirox with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Actirox with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Actirox with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Actirox with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Actirox with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Actirox with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Actirox with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Actirox with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Actirox with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Actirox with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Actirox with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Actirox with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Actirox with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Actirox with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Actirox with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Actirox with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Actirox with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Actirox with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Actirox with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Actirox with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Actirox with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Actirox with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Actirox with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Actirox with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil
Actirox with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Actirox with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
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