LUPREX S TABLET

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Medicine Overview of LUPREX S TABLET

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Uses of Roxithromycin

Roxithromycin 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 Roxithromycin

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxithromycin

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.

How LUPREX S TABLET works

Roxithromycin is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
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Uses of Serratiopeptidase

Serratiopeptidase is used in the treatment of pain and swelling.
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Side effects of Serratiopeptidase

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Serratiopeptidase

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.

How LUPREX S TABLET works

Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme that acts by breaking down the chemical mediators that are involved in causing pain and inflammation, thereby reducing the pain and inflammation..

In Depth Information on LUPREX S TABLET

Expert advice for Roxithromycin

Do not start or continue roxithromycin and consult your doctor: 
  • if you are allergic to roxithromycin, or to any of the other ingredients in roxithromycin tablets, or other similar drugs like erythromycin, azithromycin, or clarithromycin.
  • if you develop diarrhea with blood in stools.
Roxithromycin may cause dizziness when treatment is just begun. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery if you feel dizzy. Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding.

Expert advice for Serratiopeptidase

  • Notify your doctor if you have a bleeding disorder. Since Serratiopeptidase interferes with the blood clotting, so it might worsen the bleeding disorder
  • Stop using the Serratiopeptidase at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery, since Serratiopeptidase interferes with blood clotting.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for LUPREX S TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LUPREX S TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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

Q. Is serratiopeptidase addictive?
No. Serratiopeptidase is not an addictive drug
Q. Is serratiopeptidase an antibiotic/ steroid/ pain killer?
No, these drugs are used in the treatment of pain and inflammatory condition
Q. Is serratiopeptidase banned/ legal/ illegal/ available in India?
No, serratiopeptidase is available as prescription drug.

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