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Roxicure 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Roxicure 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Roxicure 150mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Roxicure Tablet


Uses of Roxicure Tablet

Roxicure 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).

Roxicure Tablet side effects


Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.


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

How Roxicure Tablet works

Roxicure 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 Roxicure Tablet

Expert advice for Roxicure Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Roxicure Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Roxicure 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 Roxicure Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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