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Roxilide 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Roxilide 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxilide Tablet

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Uses of Roxilide Tablet

Roxilide 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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Roxilide Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Roxilide Tablet works

Roxilide 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 Roxilide Tablet

Expert advice for Roxilide Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Roxilide Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Roxilide 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 Roxilide Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

Q. Is Roxilide an antibiotic?
Roxilide is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roxilide prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Roxilide with food?
Roxilide is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Roxilide tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Roxilide treat streptococcal throat infection?
Roxilide 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 Roxilide with codeine?
Roxilide 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 Roxilide treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Roxilide 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 Roxilide safe?
Roxilide is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Roxilide contain penicillin?
Roxilide does not contain penicillin. Roxilide belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Roxilide affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Roxilide 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 Roxilide with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Roxilide make you drowsy?
Roxilide is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Roxilide. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Roxilide treat Chlamydia?
Roxilide 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 Roxilide contain sulfur?
Roxilide does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Roxilide with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Roxilide with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Roxilide with paracetamol?
Roxilide 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 Roxilide with ibuprofen?
Roxilide 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 Roxilide with pseudoephedrine?
Roxilide 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 Roxilide safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Roxilide in pregnant women has not been established. Roxilide should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Roxilide a penicillin?
Roxilide is not a penicillin. Roxilide is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Roxilide same as erythromycin?
Roxilide 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. Roxilide, 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 Roxilide safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Roxilide 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 Roxilide.
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Taking Roxilide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Roxilide with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Roxilide with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almigra
Roxilide with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Roxilide with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Roxilide with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Roxilide with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Roxilide with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Roxilide with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Roxilide with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Roxilide with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Roxilide with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Roxilide with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Roxilide with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Roxilide with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Roxilide with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Roxilide with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Roxilide with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Roxilide with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Roxilide with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Roxilide with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Roxilide with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Roxilide with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate Cfc Free
Roxilide with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Roxilide with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Roxilide with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Roxilide with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Roxilide with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Roxilide with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Roxilide with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Roxilide with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Roxilide with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Roxilide with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Roxilide with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Roxilide with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Roxilide with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Roxilide with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Roxilide with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil
Roxilide with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
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