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Roxicom 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Roxicom 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Roxicom 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxicom Tablet

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Uses of Roxicom Tablet

Roxicom 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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Roxicom Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxicom 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. Roxicom 150mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Roxicom Tablet works

Roxicom 150mg 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 Roxicom Tablet

Expert advice for Roxicom Tablet

  • Roxicom 150mg 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 Roxicom 150mg Tablet.
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Roxicom Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Roxicom Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxicom 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Roxicom 150mg 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.
Driving
Roxicom 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Roxicom 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxicom 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Roxicom 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxicom 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Roxicom Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Roxicom 150mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Roxicom Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

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

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Taking Roxicom with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Roxicom with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Roxicom with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Roxicom with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Roxicom with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Roxicom with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Roxicom with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Roxicom with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Roxicom with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Roxicom with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Roxicom with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Roxicom with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Roxicom with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Roxicom with Lovastatin
SERIOUS
Roxicom with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Roxicom with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Roxicom with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Roxicom with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent
Roxicom with Simvastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Roxicom with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Roxicom with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Roxicom with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Roxicom with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Roxicom with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Roxicom with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Roxicom with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Roxicom with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Roxicom with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Roxicom with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Roxicom with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Roxicom with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Roxicom with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Roxicom with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Roxicom with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Roxicom with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Roxicom with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Roxicom with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Roxicom with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Roxicom with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Roxicom with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
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