Medicine Overview of Roxibact Tablet
Roxibact 150 mg 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).
Side Effects of Roxibact are 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. Roxibact 150 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Roxibact 150 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.
In Depth Information on Roxibact Tablet
- Roxibact 150 mg Tablet 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 Roxibact 150 mg Tablet.
Roxibact Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Roxibact 150 mg 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.
Roxibact 150 mg 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.
Roxibact 150 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Roxibact 150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxibact 150 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Roxibact 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxibact 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Roxibact 150 mg 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.
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Frequently asked questions about Roxibact Tablet
Q. Is Roxibact an antibiotic?
Roxibact is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roxibact prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Roxibact with food?
Roxibact is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Roxibact tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Roxibact treat streptococcal throat infection?
Roxibact 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 Roxibact with codeine?
Roxibact 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 Roxibact treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Roxibact 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.
Roxibact is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Roxibact contain penicillin?
Roxibact does not contain penicillin. Roxibact belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Roxibact affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Roxibact 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 Roxibact with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Roxibact make you drowsy?
Roxibact is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Roxibact. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Roxibact treat Chlamydia?
Roxibact 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 Roxibact contain sulfur?
Roxibact does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Roxibact with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Roxibact with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Roxibact with paracetamol?
Roxibact 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 Roxibact with ibuprofen?
Roxibact 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 Roxibact with pseudoephedrine?
Roxibact 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 Roxibact safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Roxibact in pregnant women has not been established. Roxibact should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Roxibact a penicillin?
Roxibact is not a penicillin. Roxibact is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Roxibact same as erythromycin?
Roxibact 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. Roxibact, 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 Roxibact safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Roxibact 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 Roxibact.
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