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Roxilin 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Roxilin 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Roxilin 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxilin Tablet

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Uses of Roxilin Tablet

Roxilin 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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Roxilin Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Roxilin Tablet works

Roxilin 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 Roxilin Tablet

Expert advice for Roxilin Tablet

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

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If you miss a dose of Roxilin 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Roxilin Tablet

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