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Roxid 150 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Roxid Tablet

Roxid 150 Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Roxid Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Allergy

How to use Roxid 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. Roxid 150 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Roxid Tablet works

Roxid 150 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.

Roxid Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Roxid Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Roxid 150 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Roxid 150 Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Roxid 150 Tablet.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Roxid 150 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Roxid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Sumisun
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Migsun
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Benikite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Catrisol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Roxid

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. Is Roxid safe?

Roxid is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Roxid treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?

Roxid can be used to 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 starting antibiotics.

Q. Can the use of Roxid cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Roxid can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Roxid takes to work?

Usually, Roxid starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Roxid?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Roxid when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Roxid and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Roxid cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Roxid will cause infertility in males or females.

Q. Is Roxid an antibiotic?

Roxid is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roxid prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alembic Road, Vadodara - 390 003, Gujarat,INDIA
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