Cadithro 50mg Tablet

icon
Zydus Cadila

Composition for Cadithro 50mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

9.3
₹0.93/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Cadithro Tablet

uses

Uses of Cadithro Tablet

Cadithro 50mg 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).
uses

Side effects of Cadithro Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

uses

How to use Cadithro 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 Cadithro 50mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Cadithro Tablet works

Cadithro 50mg 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 Cadithro Tablet

Expert advice for Cadithro Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Cadithro immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Cadithro 50mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cadithro 50mg 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
SAFE
Cadithro 50mg 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.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Cadithro 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
Cadithro 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cadithro 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Liver
CAUTION
Cadithro 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cadithro 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

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 Cadithro 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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

Substitutes for Cadithro Tablet

Roxid Kid 50mg Tablet
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹5.56/Tablet
498% costlier
Rithro 50mg Tablet
Medoz Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd
₹0.68/Tablet
save 27%
Romithrax 50mg Tablet
Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1.0/Tablet
8% costlier
Roxigard 50mg Tablet
Mankind Pharma Ltd
₹1.01/Tablet
8% costlier
Hycin 50mg Tablet
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1.32/Tablet
42% costlier
Top Physicians
doctor
4.4
doctor
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
doctor
4.6
doctor
Dr. Suman Kirti
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.3
cross img