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Biorox 250mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Biorox 250mg Injection is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It is effective in resolving most infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, and skin. It stops the growth of infection causing bacteria and thus resolves the symptoms.

Biorox 250mg Injection is given in cases where oral administration is not possible. It is given as an injection under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self administered. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Biorox Injection

Side effects of Biorox Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Biorox

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Biorox Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Biorox Injection works

Biorox 250mg Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Biorox 250mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Biorox 250mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Biorox 250mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Biorox 250mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Biorox 250mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Biorox 250mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Biorox 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Biorox 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Biorox Injection?

If you miss a dose of Biorox 250mg Injection, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Biorox 250mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Biorox 250mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Semi-synthetic macrolide
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Biorox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alestol, Astelong, Astem
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Brand(s): Norpace, Regubeat
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Brand(s): Elstin
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Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Is Biorox 250mg Injection safe?

Biorox 250mg Injection is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Biorox 250mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Biorox 250mg Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Biorox 250mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Biorox 250mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Biorox 250mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Biorox 250mg Injection when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Biorox 250mg Injection and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Is Biorox 250mg Injection an antibiotic?

Biorox 250mg Injection is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Biorox 250mg Injection prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Roxithromycin. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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