Medicine Overview of Roxetomin Tablet
Roxetomin Kid 50mg 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. Roxetomin Kid 50mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Roxetomin Kid 50mg 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 Roxetomin Tablet
- Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin.
Roxetomin Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Roxetomin Kid 50mg 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.
Roxetomin Kid 50mg 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.
Roxetomin Kid 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Roxetomin Kid 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxetomin Kid 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Roxetomin Kid 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxetomin Kid 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Roxetomin Kid 50mg Tablet, 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 Roxetomin Tablet
Q. Is Roxetomin an antibiotic?
Roxetomin is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roxetomin prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Roxetomin with food?
Roxetomin is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Roxetomin tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Roxetomin treat streptococcal throat infection?
Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin with codeine?
Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Roxetomin 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.
Roxetomin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Roxetomin contain penicillin?
Roxetomin does not contain penicillin. Roxetomin belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Roxetomin affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Roxetomin make you drowsy?
Roxetomin is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Roxetomin. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Roxetomin treat Chlamydia?
Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin contain sulfur?
Roxetomin does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Roxetomin with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Roxetomin with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Roxetomin with paracetamol?
Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin with ibuprofen?
Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin with pseudoephedrine?
Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Roxetomin in pregnant women has not been established. Roxetomin should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Roxetomin a penicillin?
Roxetomin is not a penicillin. Roxetomin is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Roxetomin same as erythromycin?
Roxetomin 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. Roxetomin, 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 Roxetomin safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Roxetomin 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 Roxetomin.
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