Medicine Overview of Arox Capsule
Arox 150mg Capsule 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).
Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.
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. Arox 150mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Arox 150mg Capsule 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 Arox Capsule
- Arox 150mg Capsule 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 Arox 150mg Capsule.
Arox Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Arox 150mg Capsule 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.
Arox 150mg Capsule 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.
Arox 150mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Arox 150mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Arox 150mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Arox 150mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Arox 150mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Arox 150mg Capsule, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Arox Capsule
Q. Is Arox an antibiotic?
Arox is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Arox prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Arox with food?
Arox is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Arox tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Arox treat streptococcal throat infection?
Arox 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 Arox with codeine?
Arox 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 Arox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Arox 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.
Arox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Arox contain penicillin?
Arox does not contain penicillin. Arox belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Arox affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Arox 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 Arox with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Arox make you drowsy?
Arox is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Arox. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Arox treat Chlamydia?
Arox 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 Arox contain sulfur?
Arox does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Arox with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Arox with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Arox with paracetamol?
Arox 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 Arox with ibuprofen?
Arox 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 Arox with pseudoephedrine?
Arox 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 Arox safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Arox in pregnant women has not been established. Arox should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Arox is not a penicillin. Arox is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Arox same as erythromycin?
Arox 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. Arox, 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 Arox safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Arox 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 Arox.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Arox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Simvastatin: Starstat, Zosta, Biosim, Femella, Simlup, Simcard, Simvotin, ZOCOR(MSD), Simvastol, Simlo, Sim, Simlip, Simchol, Simvas, Simastin, Simvofix, Satin, Stn, Simvax, Simvo, Svt Film, Simvin
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Medicines with composition Lovastatin: Lostatin, Statin, Lovalip, Lipistat, Lovex, Lochol, Recol, Lovacard, Elstatin, Aztatin, Favolip, Lotin, Lovadac, Lovameg, Lovastat, Lovastrol
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carbatol, Antilep, Versizur, Carbazep, Mezocar LA, Tegrital, Majerol, Mezapin, Carbesta, Shitol, Ezapin, Mazetol, Epnil, Versitol, Zigma, Carbin, Carbacontin, Zeptol, Epilent, Acetol, Tegril, Seizurone, Zepcar, Mezaril, Seizurone OX, Zepin, Cizetol, Carmaz, Carbapa, Carbafen, Carmeg, Maze, Mazepine, Normapine, T Maz, Carbaford, Tazetol, Carz, Fobigone, Seizotol, Tegrital CR, Carbasure, Carbadac, Mezapine, Carbetol, Zen, Cincar
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Celestone, Stemin, Betawin S, Decdan B, Betsone, Betawok, Betaron, Solubet, Bzon, Walacort, Belar, Benicort, Betalar S, Cortibet, Betanij, Medilan, Betalar, Betnesol, Betnecip, Zobet, Betnelan, Betafoam, Alerkim, Betacort, Ben, Betapen, Histacort B, Cortomine, Betagee, Betasone, Cortil A, A Cort, Betaken, Banadon, Zobet Forte, Cortil, Neobet, Betawin, Betmet, Betni, Betacortril, Betarax, Betamine, Cort-B, Betanat
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Prendicare, Nolone, Emsolone, Wysolone, Methpred, Acticort, Adred, Nucort, Delsone, Immupress D30, Predinsolne, Pred Acetate, Ceruclean, Omnacortil Forte, Defsone, Solumark, Nisolone, Kidpred, Monocortil, Solon, Predicort, Sodipred, Apred, Emosolin, Zenpred, Renisone, Sanpred, Mednisol, Prednisolone Acetate, Elpred, Predcip, Sol U Pred, Prednisolone Forte, Prednolone, Omnacortil, Pednisol, Xtrapred, Sancort, M Pred, Precort, Mpss, Prednij, Prednij Forte, P D N, Zencort, Mornipred, Lancepred, Wypred, Hisolone, Besone, Deltacortril, Hostacortin H, Novacortil, Novapred, Prednicort, Solone, Immupress D6, Predlone, A Waylable, Galone, Prednith
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol, Trikonace, Agidol, Halopidol, Relinase, Hexidol, Halobid, Halow, Halidace, Theonase, Halopace, Senorm LA, Benzydol P, Zeedol, Trikotame, Haloxel, Nudol, Oprex, Halodol, Movadol LA, Larenase, Dolteus, Gentol, Hpl, Halodyl, Halow LA, Seradol, Relinase LA, Hapdol, Halop, Halidol, Normadol, Trancodol LA, Dolsi, Serenace, Bondol, Mindol, Mindwel, Opedol, Psychodol, Halo, Sernace, Hidol, Halocer, Epidol, Halopax, Dolcin, Halpro
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Solu Cort, Cortilup, Primacort, Succicort, Troycort, Intacorlin, Alcort, Biosone, Cortisum, Niticort, Hydrocort, Wosone, Cortipen, Hycort, Hydrocortisone, Acucort, Dexelex, Cortgee, Labocort, Lycortin S, Icort, Multicort, Hys, Stecort, Fmp, Unicort, Cort S, Hisone, H Cort, Ultracort, Pilcort H, HS, Stocort, Hycorlin, Hekortin, Hyacan, Hycoson, Cot, Hydro, Megacort, Arvisone, Naprocort, Amcortisone, Cortamed, Cortisoft, His Til, Hydroster, Leecort, Shcortly H, Efcorlin, Hydrolin
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres, Benidip, Vitabend
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Arox 150mg Capsule: LMS, TFP, SVH, JVN, BDN, KHH, SYN, BHP, RWP, UHP, LCC, USF, MDH, RHW, TNH, SHC, DFP, SBA, JBT, ZEL, RPI, SLN, MAK, KNH, PTI, GTC, SWT, KAL, TRP, RPP, AAY, PLT, NNP, SJP, MPC, OWP, IPL, FGH, SCH, NVY, BHM, PRN, NXG, SGC, DVH, NDP, QLF, ANP, RKS, SBL, BBN, CHP, GPP, SHD, PRT, KIS, ZPR, PPR, AVS, UBL, TOM, SMN, BLS, ANT, ABP, AAR, BBS, HAT, ESY, GBL, AGT, TSS, GHR, BMJ, NNH, BAL, MMS, RDH, HZF, HTS, EMB, ADT, MAM, HNP, KHC, RUS, HEX, LHA, MKT, HMP, KMC, BIO, 9MM, MDO, RSS, OHM, EQN, BSN, SGH, AWS, 4IT, MBP, AYU, BNA, VJS, BLP, JHC, CLT, DAO, IAD, DGN, DZY, HGI, PNT, MLC, SDM, PMA, SRG, SVS, ATL, BHA, THP, HSP, NVL, JIV, VNS, DLP, NAS, VRS, ZVP, DHP, ENP, NSL, BGS, SWA, SPD, PWN, GNC, RDR, BTM, HBV, WHL, DPP, EPS, RHL, SSA, RJH, ARD, JSL, HPC, MAP, BAP, EVP, SWP, DYG, AYM, PVP, GTK, MSD, PHN, BHS, STA, BLE, PEN, UMP, NTB, VDH, JVO, QTM, ATP, OLT, MAX, SAF, DPL, HIP, OIP, EAN, WSI, RSA, DHR, GPT, 9T9, AMR