Roxalic 50mg Syrup

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Your Child’s Medicine At a Glance

Roxalic 50mg Syrup is an antibiotic medicine. It is commonly given to children for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections targeting the eyes, ears, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and urinary tract. Roxalic 50mg Syrup is also a part of the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment regimen.

Give Roxalic 50mg Syrup to your child orally, preferably at a fixed time, either before or after meals. In case your child develops a stomach upset, prefer giving it with meals. The dose and duration depend upon the type and severity of the infection, your child’s age, and body weight, so stick to the dose, time, and way prescribed by the doctor. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of intake, repeat the same dose but do not double dose if it's time for the next dose.

In some cases, minor and temporary side effects may be experienced after the intake of this medicine. These include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, rash, and headache. Usually, these effects subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. However, in case of prolonged or bothersome events, it would be best to consult your child’s doctor without any delay.

Narrate your child’s complete medical history to your child’s doctor, including any previous episode of allergy, heart-problem, liver impairment, and kidney malfunction. This information is critical for dose alterations and for planning your child’s overall treatment.

Uses of Roxalic 50mg Syrup in Children

Benefits of Roxalic 50mg Syrup for your child

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Roxalic 50mg Syrup is an antibiotic medicine given to children for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections. It has been recognized as one of the important medicines in the World Health Model List of Essential Medicines for Children (EMLc). This medicine inhibits the growth of infection-causing bacteria by stopping it from multiplying. Usually, your child’s infection will start showing improvement within 3 to 5 days of the regular dosing. However, you must finish the full course of the medicine and never stop it abruptly by yourself as that may worsen your child’s condition or cause infection recurrence.

Side effects of Roxalic 50mg Syrup in Children

Roxalic 50mg Syrup 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 Roxalic

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Dizziness

How can I give Roxalic 50mg Syrup to my child?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Roxalic 50mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Roxalic Syrup works

Roxalic 50mg Syrup is an antibiotic. It interferes with the genetic material of bacteria by implanting defects in its DNA. These defects hamper the multiplication of the bacteria and affect its survival as well. Thus, it kills the infection-causing bacteria from growing further and prevents the infection from spreading without making them resistant to further treatment.

Safety Advice

Kidney
CAUTION
Roxalic 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Roxalic 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Roxalic 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxalic 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, discontinue its use immediately if signs or symptoms of hepatitis like vomiting, paleness, and weakness is observed.

What if I forget to give Roxalic 50mg Syrup to my child?

Do not panic. You can give the medicine as soon as you remember unless your child’s doctor has advised a specific regime for your child. In case of any confusion, do consult your doctor, do not double the dose to catch up.

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Quick Tips

  • Your child must complete the entire course of antibiotics. Stopping too soon may cause the bacteria to multiply again, become resistant, or cause another infection.
  • Do not give any calcium, magnesium, iron, vitamin, or antacid within 2 hours of taking Roxalic 50mg Syrup as these can affect the absorption of the medicine.
  • 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.
  • Discontinue Roxalic 50mg Syrup and inform the doctor immediately if your child develops a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or has difficulty in breathing.
  • Only give Roxalic 50mg Syrup to your child for their current infection. Never save medicine for future illnesses.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
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FAQs

Q. What if I give too much of Roxalic 50mg Syrup by mistake?

An extra dose of Roxalic 50mg Syrup is unlikely to harm. However, if you think you have given too much to your child, immediately speak to a doctor. Overdose may cause unwanted side effects such as seizures, tremors, severe headache, sudden weakness, unconsciousness, and palpitations (irregularities of heartbeat). Rush to your child’s doctor on an immediate basis if you notice any of these symptoms.

Q. What should I do if my child shows no improvement even after taking Roxalic 50mg Syrup for the prescribed duration?

Ineffective treatment with Roxalic 50mg Syrup could mean that the medicine is not able to act against the infection-causing bacteria. In such a case, visit your child’s doctor who may prescribe some other antibiotic that would be more specific in action. Not all medicines are given by oral route, some may have to be given by IV route (intravenous injection) in the hospital.

Q. What all medicines should my child avoid while taking Roxalic 50mg Syrup?

Roxalic 50mg Syrup should not be taken with medicines used for lowering blood glucose levels, medicines affecting the heart, and antacids. Also, do not use Roxalic 50mg Syrup with calcium, iron, zinc, and multivitamin supplements. Furthermore, medicines that cause allergies due to sunlight should also be avoided.

Q. Can I vaccinate my child while he is taking Roxalic 50mg Syrup?

It is advised to inform your child’s doctor if your child is taking Roxalic 50mg Syrup at the time of vaccinations like BCG, cholera, and typhoid. This is because the use of Roxalic 50mg Syrup can neutralize the effect of these vaccines.

Q. What should I tell the doctor before giving Roxalic 50mg Syrup to my child?

Inform the doctor if your child is suffering from a heart disease, genetic disorders involving blood vessels, seizures, psychiatric disorders, diabetes, photoallergy (allergy from sunlight), neuromuscular disorders, or rheumatoid arthritis. This is because there is a possibility that Roxalic 50mg Syrup may aggravate these conditions and result in complications.

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References

  1. World Health Organization. The selection and use of essential medicines: report of the WHO Expert Committee on Selection and Use of Essential Medicines, 2019 (including the 21st WHO Model List of Essential Medicines and the 7th WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children). [Accessed 04 Jan. 2021] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Garcia-Prats AJ, Draper HR, Thee S, et al. Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Ofloxacin in Children with Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015;59(10):6073-6079. [Accessed 04 Jan. 2021] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. MacDougall C. Sulfonamides, TrimethoprimSulfamethoxazole, Quinolones, and Agents for Urinary Tract Infections. In: Brunton LL, Hilal-Dandan R, Knollmann BC (Editors). Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 13th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2018. p. 1017.

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Nanhera Road, Kuldeep Nagar, Nanhera, Ambala Cantt, Haryana 133001
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: April, 2021

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