Roxibest 50mg Suspension

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Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Roxibest 50mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Roxibest Suspension

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Uses of Roxibest Suspension

Roxibest 50mg Suspension 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 Roxibest Suspension

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxibest Suspension

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. It is better to take Roxibest 50mg Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Roxibest Suspension works

Roxibest 50mg suspension 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 Roxibest Suspension

Expert advice for Roxibest Suspension

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Roxibest immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Roxibest 50mg Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxibest 50mg Suspension 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
Roxibest 50mg Suspension is safe to use during lactation. H
uman 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.
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Driving
Roxibest 50mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Roxibest 50mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxibest 50mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Roxibest 50mg Suspension should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxibest 50mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Betsone 0.5mg 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 Roxibest 50mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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