Medicine Overview of Q Rox Tablet
Q Rox 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).
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. Q Rox 150mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Q Rox 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 Q Rox Tablet
- Q rox 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 Q rox.
Q Rox Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Q Rox 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.
Q Rox 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.
Q Rox 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Q Rox 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Q Rox 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Q Rox 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Q Rox 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Roxithromycin, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Q Rox Tablet
Q. Is Q rox an antibiotic?
Q rox is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Q rox prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Q rox with food?
Q rox is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Q rox tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Q rox treat streptococcal throat infection?
Q rox 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 Q rox with codeine?
Q rox 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 Q rox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Q rox 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 rox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Q rox contain penicillin?
Q rox does not contain penicillin. Q rox belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Q rox affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Q rox 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 Q rox with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Q rox make you drowsy?
Q rox is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Q rox. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Q rox treat Chlamydia?
Q rox 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 Q rox contain sulfur?
Q rox does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Q rox with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Q rox with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Q rox with paracetamol?
Q rox 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 Q rox with ibuprofen?
Q rox 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 Q rox with pseudoephedrine?
Q rox 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 Q rox safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Q rox in pregnant women has not been established. Q rox should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Q rox a penicillin?
Q rox is not a penicillin. Q rox is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Q rox same as erythromycin?
Q rox 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. Q rox, 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 Q rox safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Q rox 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 Q rox.
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