R Oxi 150mg Tablet

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Composition for R Oxi 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of R Oxi Tablet

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Uses of R Oxi Tablet

R Oxi 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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Side effects of R Oxi Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use R Oxi 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. It is better to take R Oxi 150mg Tablet empty stomach.

How R Oxi Tablet works

R oxi 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 R Oxi Tablet

Expert advice for R Oxi Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed R oxi to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 R oxi.
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Warnings
Special precautions for R Oxi 150mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
R Oxi 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
R Oxi 150mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies 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.
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Driving
R Oxi 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
R Oxi 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of R Oxi 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
R Oxi 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of R Oxi 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for R Oxi 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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