Medicine Overview of Elrox Tablet
Elrox 150 mg 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).
Side Effects of Elrox are 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. Elrox 150 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Elrox 150 mg Tablet 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.
In Depth Information on Elrox Tablet
- Elrox 150 mg Tablet 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 Elrox 150 mg Tablet.
Elrox Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Elrox 150 mg 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.
Elrox 150 mg 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.
Elrox 150 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Elrox 150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Elrox 150 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Elrox 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elrox 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Elrox 150 mg 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.
Questions Related to Elrox
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Frequently asked questions about Elrox Tablet
Q. Is Elrox an antibiotic?
Elrox is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Elrox prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Elrox with food?
Elrox is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Elrox tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Elrox treat streptococcal throat infection?
Elrox 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 Elrox with codeine?
Elrox 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 Elrox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Elrox 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.
Elrox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Elrox contain penicillin?
Elrox does not contain penicillin. Elrox belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Elrox affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Elrox 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 Elrox with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Elrox make you drowsy?
Elrox is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Elrox. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Elrox treat Chlamydia?
Elrox 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 Elrox contain sulfur?
Elrox does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Elrox with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Elrox with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Elrox with paracetamol?
Elrox 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 Elrox with ibuprofen?
Elrox 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 Elrox with pseudoephedrine?
Elrox 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 Elrox safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Elrox in pregnant women has not been established. Elrox should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Elrox a penicillin?
Elrox is not a penicillin. Elrox is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Elrox same as erythromycin?
Elrox 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. Elrox, 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 Elrox safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Elrox 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 Elrox.
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