Rom 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Rom 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Rom Tablet

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Uses of Rom Tablet

Rom 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 Rom Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Rom 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 Rom 150mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Rom Tablet works

Rom 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 Rom Tablet

Expert advice for Rom Tablet

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Will not work for viral infections like cold and flu.
  • Nausea and diarrhoea are common side effects. Inform your doctor if they do not go away or if you see blood or mucus in stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rom 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Rom 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
Rom 150mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human stu
dies 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
Rom 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Rom 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rom 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Rom 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rom 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, Paliris 6mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rom 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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