Elrox 150 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses 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).
Elrox Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Allergy
How to use Elrox 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. Elrox 150 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Elrox Tablet works
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.
Elrox Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
Lactation
SAFE
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.
Driving
Elrox 150 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.
What if you miss a dose of Elrox Tablet?
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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Elrox 150 mg Tablet 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.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Elrox 150 mg Tablet.
  • 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 Elrox 150 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Elrox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Elrox

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
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
Child Specialist
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
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FAQs

Q. Is Elrox safe?
Elrox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Elrox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Elrox can be used to 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 starting antibiotics.
Q. Can the use of Elrox cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Elrox 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 Elrox takes to work?
Usually, Elrox 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 Elrox?
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 Elrox when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Elrox and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Can the use of Elrox cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Elrox will cause infertility in males or females.
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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