Roxicate 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Roxicate 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxicate Tablet

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Uses of Roxicate Tablet

Roxicate 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 Roxicate Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Roxicate Tablet works

Roxicate 150mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Roxicate Tablet

Expert advice for Roxicate Tablet

Do not start or continue roxithromycin and consult your doctor: 
  • if you are allergic to roxithromycin, or to any of the other ingredients in roxithromycin tablets, or other similar drugs like erythromycin, azithromycin, or clarithromycin.
  • if you develop diarrhea with blood in stools.
Roxithromycin may cause dizziness when treatment is just begun. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery if you feel dizzy. Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Roxicate 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxicate 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
CAUTION
Roxicate 150mg Tablet should be used with caution during lac
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Roxicate 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Roxicate 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxicate 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 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 Roxicate 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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