Medicine Overview of Ralrox Tablet
How to use Ralrox 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. Ralrox 300mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Ralrox Tablet works
Ralrox 300mg 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 Ralrox Tablet
Expert advice for Ralrox Tablet
- Ralrox 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 Ralrox.
Ralrox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ralrox Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ralrox 300mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Ralrox 300mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human+more
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....
Ralrox 300mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Ralrox 300mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ralrox 300mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Ralrox 300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ralrox 300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet
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 Ralrox Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin
Q. Is Ralrox an antibiotic?
Ralrox is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Ralrox prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Ralrox with food?
Ralrox is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Ralrox tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Ralrox treat streptococcal throat infection?
Ralrox 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 Ralrox with codeine?
Ralrox 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 Ralrox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Ralrox 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 Ralrox safe?
Ralrox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Ralrox contain penicillin?
Ralrox does not contain penicillin. Ralrox belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Ralrox affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Ralrox 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 Ralrox with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Ralrox make you drowsy?
Ralrox is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Ralrox. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Ralrox treat Chlamydia?
Ralrox 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 Ralrox contain sulfur?
Ralrox does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Ralrox with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Ralrox with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Ralrox with paracetamol?
Ralrox 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 Ralrox with ibuprofen?
Ralrox 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 Ralrox with pseudoephedrine?
Ralrox 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 Ralrox safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Ralrox in pregnant women has not been established. Ralrox should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Ralrox a penicillin?
Ralrox is not a penicillin. Ralrox is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Ralrox same as erythromycin?
Ralrox 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. Ralrox, 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 Ralrox safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Ralrox 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 Ralrox.
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