Roxilin 150mg Tablet

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Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for 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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Side effects of Roxilin Tablet

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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. It is better to take Roxilin 150mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Roxilin Tablet works

Roxilin 150mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the 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

Do not start or continue roxithromycin and consult your doctor: 
  • if you are allergic to roxithromycin, or to any of the other ingredients in roxithromycin tablets, or other similar drugs like erythromycin, azithromycin, or clarithromycin.
  • if you develop diarrhea with blood in stools.
Roxithromycin may cause dizziness when treatment is just begun. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery if you feel dizzy. Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Roxilin 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Roxilin 150mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Roxilin 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Roxilin
150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 6mg Tablet

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 Roxilin 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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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