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Medirox 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Medirox 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Medirox 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Medirox Tablet

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Uses of Medirox Tablet

Medirox 150mg 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).
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Medirox Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Medirox 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. Medirox 150mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Medirox Tablet works

Medirox 150mg 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 Medirox Tablet

Expert advice for Medirox Tablet

  • Medirox 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 Medirox.
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Medirox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Medirox Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Medirox 150mg 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
Medirox 150mg 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
Medirox 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Medirox 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Medirox 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Medirox 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Medirox 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Medirox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Medirox 150mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Medirox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

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

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Taking Medirox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medirox with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Medirox with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Medirox with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medirox with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Medirox with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almigra
Medirox with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Medirox with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medirox with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Medirox with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Medirox with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Medirox with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Medirox with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Medirox with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Medirox with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Medirox with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Medirox with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Medirox with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Medirox with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Medirox with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Medirox with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Medirox with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Medirox with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Medirox with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Medirox with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Medirox with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Medirox with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate Cfc Free
Medirox with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Medirox with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Medirox with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Medirox with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Medirox with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Medirox with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Medirox with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Medirox with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Medirox with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Medirox with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil
Medirox with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Medirox with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
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