NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT

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Your Child’s Medicine At a Glance

NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic medicine. It is commonly given to children for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as infections of the ear, nose, lungs, teeth, skin, and urinary tract.

Give NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT to your child by mouth either 15 minutes before or 3 hours after food as taking it with food may reduce its absorption. However, in case your child develops a stomach upset, you can give it with a small amount of food. NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT is usually given twice a day, in the morning and evening, or as prescribed. Stick to the dose, time, and way prescribed by the doctor as that depends upon the type of infection, its severity, and your child’s age and body weight.

The usual duration of the treatment is 5 to 10 days, depending upon how severe the infection is and how well your child responds to the treatment. Make sure that your child completes the full prescribed course of the medicine as stopping it abruptly may worsen your child’s condition or increase the risk of reinfection. In case your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking this medicine, help your child calm down and then give the same dose again.

Some of the minor and temporary side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pain. Usually, these subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. However, in case these effects persist or become bothersome for your child, consult your child’s doctor without any delay.

Inform your child’s doctor if your child has a history of allergies, heart problems, liver impairment, or kidney malfunction. Knowing the child’s medical history is critical for dose alterations and for planning your child’s overall treatment.

Uses of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT in Children

Benefits of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT for your child

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic medicine given to children for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections. It interferes with the protein synthesis of the bacteria, thus inhibiting their multiplication and eventually clearing off the infection. Give it to your child for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will ensure that all bacteria are killed without causing resistance.

Side effects of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT in Children

NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of NP Rox

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How can I give NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT to my child?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT is to be taken empty stomach.

How NP Rox Tablet DT works

NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It works by interfering with the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to perform important functions. By doing so, it stops the infection-causing bacteria from growing further and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety Advice

Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Roxithromycin is usually considered safe to use in children with mild to moderate kidney impairment. Dose modifications are generally not required.
Liver
CAUTION
NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, discontinue immediately if signs or symptoms of hepatitis like vomiting, paleness, and weakness are observed.

What if I forget to give NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT to my child?

Do not panic. Unless your child’s doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, you can give the missed dose as soon as you remember. But, if it is nearly time for the next dose, just give the next dose at the right time. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Your child must complete the entire course of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT. Stopping too soon may cause the bacteria to multiply again, become resistant, or cause another infection.
  • Encourage your child to drink plenty of water in case diarrhea develops as a side effect.
  • Conditions like common cold and flu are caused by viruses. Never use this medicine for such conditions.
  • Never give or share NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT with anyone else, your doctor has specifically prescribed this medicine for your child’s condition.
  • Stop this medicine and immediately report to your child’s doctor in case your child develops an itchy rash, facial swelling, or breathing difficulties while taking this medicine.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Semi-synthetic macrolide
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Macrolides

Interaction with Drugs

Taking NP Rox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. What if I give too much of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT by mistake?

NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT is unlikely to cause any harm if an extra dose is given by mistake. However, if you think you have given too much of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT to your child, immediately speak to a doctor. Overdose may cause unwanted side effects and may even worsen your child’s condition.

Q. What are the serious side effects of NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT?

Some serious side effects of this medicine include severe gastrointestinal infections (superinfection), severe allergic reactions, liver infections, blood infections, and heart conduction abnormalities like QT prolongation due to arrhythmia. Always consult your child’s doctor for help in such a situation.

Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT?

NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

Q. My child is having low potassium levels in blood. Is it safe to give NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT?

Avoid giving NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT if your child has low potassium levels as it can lead to conduction abnormalities of the heart such as arrhythmias (QT prolongation).

Q. My child weighs 35 kg and is suffering from a bacterial chest infection. Can I give him NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT?

Safety studies in children less than 40 kg are not available. So, NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT is not recommended to be given to children who weigh less than 40 kg. It will be best if you seek the guidance of your child’s doctor.

Q. Can I get my child vaccinated while on treatment with NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT?

Antibiotics usually do not interfere with the ingredients in vaccines or cause a bad reaction in a child who has just been vaccinated. However, children taking antibiotics should not get vaccinated until they recover from the illness. As soon as your child feels better, the vaccine can be given.

Q. Which lab tests should my child undergo while taking NP Rox Kid 50mg Tablet DT for the long term?

The doctor may prescribe periodic ECG and liver function tests to keep a check on your child’s condition.

Q. My child is having a sore throat and ear infection. Can I give antibiotics?

No. More than 80% of sore throats and ear infections are caused by a virus, and antibiotics are not given for viral infections. If your child has a sore throat, runny nose, cough, pain, or discharge from the ear, it is most likely because of a virus. Consult your child’s doctor to seek guidance.

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