Aurox 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Aurox 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Aurox Tablet

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Uses of Aurox Tablet

Aurox 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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Side effects of Aurox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Aurox 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. It is better to take Aurox 150mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Aurox Tablet works

Aurox 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 Aurox Tablet

Expert advice for Aurox Tablet

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Will not work for viral infections like cold and flu.
  • Nausea and diarrhoea are common side effects. Inform your doctor if they do not go away or if you see blood or mucus in stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Aurox 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Aurox 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Aurox 150mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies 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.
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Driving
Aurox 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Aurox 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aurox 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Aurox 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aurox 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Roxithromycin, 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 for Aurox 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

Q. Is Aurox an antibiotic?
Aurox is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Aurox prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Aurox with food?
Aurox is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Aurox tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Aurox treat streptococcal throat infection?
Aurox 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 Aurox with codeine?
Aurox 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 Aurox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Aurox 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 Aurox safe?
Aurox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Aurox contain penicillin?
Aurox does not contain penicillin. Aurox belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Aurox affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Aurox 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 Aurox with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Aurox make you drowsy?
Aurox is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Aurox. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Aurox treat Chlamydia?
Aurox 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 Aurox contain sulfur?
Aurox does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Aurox with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Aurox with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Aurox with paracetamol?
Aurox 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 Aurox with ibuprofen?
Aurox 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 Aurox with pseudoephedrine?
Aurox 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 Aurox safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Aurox in pregnant women has not been established. Aurox should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Aurox a penicillin?
Aurox is not a penicillin. Aurox is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Aurox same as erythromycin?
Aurox 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. Aurox, 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 Aurox safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Aurox 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 Aurox.
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