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Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet


Introduction

Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat various types of respiratory infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by acting against the microorganisms. It also dilutes the thick mucus (phlegm) for easy cough out.

Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine and it is to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine. The medicine may take some to show its effects on the symptoms. However, it is advised to consult the doctor if you feel an aggravation of the condition or if your condition does not improve.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, etc. To cope up with the side effects, you can take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. Generally, serious side effects are rare. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Patients with liver and kidney ailments must take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. During the treatment, you must take adequate rest for a faster recovery. While on the medication, your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Roxid M Tablet

  • Respiratory tract infection

Benefits of Roxid M Tablet

In Respiratory tract infection

Respiratory tract infections are those infections that can affect the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet contains two different medicines, Roxithromycin and Ambroxol, that work together to kill the bacteria that cause respiratory tract infections. Roxithromycin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Ambroxol helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It also enhances the activity of Roxithromycin against bacteria.
It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Roxid M Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Roxid M

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Roxid M 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 M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Roxid M Tablet works

Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Roxithromycin and Ambroxol which treat respiratory tract infection associated with excessive mucus (phlegm). Roxithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Addition of Ambroxol enhances the antibacterial effect of Roxithromycin.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Roxid M Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet
₹5.08/Tablet
Woodrox AM 50mg/30mg Tablet
Wood Rock Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹6.95/tablet
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Quick tips

  • Take your medication timely to maintain steady levels in your body.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids and a healthy diet while taking the medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

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Patient concerns

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Nose in close Cold chest flue a
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
I having cough with sputum, I had 2 tabs of Roxid 150 mg, slight relief and another medicine recommendation
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Is it dry cough or with sputum, since when. Any nasal or throat problem
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet?

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 M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Roxid M Kid 50 mg/30 mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References

  1. Roxithromycin. Macquarie Park, New South Wales: Apotex Pty Ltd.; 2008 [revised 23 Jul. 2018]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicine Agency. Ambroxol; 2001. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Roxithromycin. Boronia Victoria: GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd.; 2006 [revised 18 Dec. 2006]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Drugs.com. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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