Roxid 50mg Liquid

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Roxid 50mg Liquid

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Roxid Liquid

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Uses of Roxid Liquid

Roxid 50mg Liquid 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 Roxid Liquid

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxid Liquid

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Roxid Liquid works

Roxid 50mg liquid 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 Roxid Liquid

Expert advice for Roxid Liquid

  • 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 Roxid 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 Roxid 50mg Liquid
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxid 50mg Liquid 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
Roxid 50mg Liquid is safe to use during lactation. Human st
udies 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
Roxid 50mg Liquid may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Roxid 50mg Liquid is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxid 50mg Liquid may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Roxid 50mg Liquid should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxid 50mg Liquid may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Roxid 50mg Liquid

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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